Nazi symbolism
The 20th-century German Nazi Party made extensive use of graphic symbolism, especially the Hakenkreuz (swastika), which was used as its principal symbol and, in the form of the swastika flag, became t...
Nazi Nature: Mysterious Forest Swastika Remained Unnoticed Until 1992
It’s been 20 years since the nazi forest ( as we like to call it) was discovered, and yet the question of who planted them remains a mystery. However, someone must have had planted the trees because ...
The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history
The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth. But Adolf Hitler wa...
Swastika
The swastika (also known as the gammadion cross, cross cramponnée, or manji) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees. It is considered...
Western use of the swastika in the early 20th century
The swastika (from Sanskrit svástika) is a symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four arms bent at 90 degrees in either right-facing (卐) form or its mirrored left-faci...
Swastika Laundry
The Swastika Laundry was a laundry founded in 1912, located on Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, a district of Dublin, Ireland. It was founded by John W. Brittain (1872–1937) from Manorhamilton, County Le...
Nazi Nature: Mysterious Forest Swastika Remained Unnoticed Until 1992
It’s been 20 years since the nazi forest ( as we like to call it) was discovered, and yet the question of who planted them remains a mystery. However, someone must have had planted the trees because ...
Degen (SS)
The SS-Ehrendegen also SS-Degen (officially Ehrendegen Reichsführer-SS) was a straight saber or sword, especially of the dress sword worn with a SS-Uniform. In the context of Nazi Germany, it was used...
Windsor Swastikas
The Windsor Swastikas were a Canadian ice hockey team in Windsor, Nova Scotia, from 1905–1916. Not to be confused with the Fernie Swastikas across the country in British Columbia, the Swastikas chose...
Swastika, Ontario
Swastika (/ˈswɒstɪkə/ or /swɒsˈtiːkə/) is a small community founded around a mining site in Northern Ontario, Canada in 1908. Today it is within the municipal boundaries of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. It ...
Black Sun (occult symbol)
The term Black Sun (German Schwarze Sonne), also referred to as the Sonnenrad (German for "Sun Wheel"), is a symbol of esoteric and occult significance. Its design is based on a sun wheel mosaic incor...
Fylfot
Fylfot or fylfot cross /ˈfɪlfɒt/ (-fot), is a synonym for swastika, sometimes used in Britain.However – at least in modern heraldry texts, such as Friar and Woodcock & Robinson (see below) &...
Hitler oath
The term Hitler oath refers to the oaths of allegiance, or Reichswehreid, sworn by German Wehrmacht officers and soldiers as well as civil servants during the Third Reich between the years 1934 and 19...
Strafgesetzbuch § 86a
The German Strafgesetzbuch (Criminal Code) in § 86a outlaws "use of symbols of unconstitutional organisations". This concerns Nazi symbolism in particular and is part of the denazification efforts fol...
Snoldelev Stone
The Snoldelev Stone, listed as DR 248 in the Rundata catalog, is a 9th-century runestone that was originally located at Snoldelev, Ramsø, Denmark.
The Snoldelev Stone, which is 1.25 meters in heig...
Red Swastika Society
The Red Swastika Society (simplified Chinese: 世界红卍字会; traditional Chinese: 世界紅卍字會; pinyin: shìjiè hóngwànzìhuì) is a voluntary association founded in China in 1922 by Qian Nengxun (錢能訓), D...
Reichskriegsflagge
Reichskriegsflagge (Imperial War Flag) was the official name of the war flag used by the German armed forces from 1867 to 1945. A total of seven different designs were used during this period.
The...
Fernie Swastikas
The Fernie Swastikas were a women's hockey team that was formed in 1922 in Fernie, British Columbia. Their uniform used as a symbol the swastika, which before World War II was a common religious symbo...
SS-Ehrenring
The SS-Ehrenring ("SS Honour Ring"), unofficially called Totenkopfring ("Skull Ring" or "Death's Head Ring"), was an award of Heinrich Himmler's Schutzstaffel (SS). It was not a state decoration, but ...
Sauwastika
The term sauwastika (or sauvastika) is sometimes used to distinguish the left-facing from the right-facing swastika symbol, a meaning which developed in 19th century scholarship.The left-facing varia...
Swastika Stone
1°51′43″W / 53.91889°N 1.86194°W / 53.91889; -1.86194The Swastika Stone is a stone adorned with a Swastika located on the Woodhouse Crag, on the Northern edge of Ilkley Moor i...
Nazi salute
The Nazi salute or Hitler salute (German: Hitlergruß – literally Hitler Greeting) is a gesture that was used as a greeting in Nazi Germany. The salute is performed by extending the right arm in th...
Horst-Wessel-Lied
The Horst-Wessel-Lied ([hɔʁst ˈvɛsl̩ liːt]; "Horst Wessel Song"), also known by its opening words, Die Fahne hoch ("The Flag on High"), was the anthem of the Nazi Party from 1930 to 1945. From 1933 to...
Sæbø sword
The Sæbø sword (also known as the Thurmuth sword) is an early 9th-century Viking sword, found in a barrow at Sæbø, Vik, Sogn, Norway in 1825. It is now held at the Bergen Museum in Bergen, Norway. T...
Post–World War II legality of Nazi flags
The use of flags from the German Third Reich (1933-1945) is currently subject to legal restrictions in a number of countries.Whilst legal in the overwhelming majority of countries, the display of fla...
Forest swastika
The forest swastika was a patch of larch trees covering 3,600 m (4,300 sq yd) area of pine forest near Zernikow, Uckermark district, Brandenburg, in northeastern Germany, carefully arra...
Lauburu
The lauburu or Basque cross has four comma-shaped heads. It can be constructed with a compass and straightedge, beginning with the formation of a square template; each head can be drawn from a neighbo...
Swastika (Germanic Iron Age)
The swastika design is known from artefacts of various cultures since the Neolithic, and it recurs with some frequency on artefacts dated to the Germanic Iron Age, i.e. the Migration period to Viking ...