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Meaning of The Swastika

The Swastika is an ancient form of an equal armed cross, with each arm continued at a right angle. The swastika was the emblem of the Nazi Party


Meaning of The Nazi Salute

The Nazi salute is a gesture that was used as a greeting in Nazi Germany. The person offering the salute would say ‘Heil Hitler’ while extending their right arm from their neck into the air, with a flat hand. The salute symbolises respect for the leader


Meaning of The Nazi Eagle

The Nazi’s used a black eagle hovering above an oak wreath, inside the wreath was a swastika. The eagle is looking over its left shoulder, its right from the viewer's point of view. The eagle symbolises & power to the party