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The Deutsche Arbeitsfront was founded in 1934 and became the only legal [trade] union in the Third Reich.
Marcus Wendel, 1999
It used a red flag with a black Swastika in a white disk in a black spoked wheel at the center. Ratio 6:7. Surrounded by a silver fringe (except at hoist).
Norman Martin, Feb 1998
Image by Jaume Ollé, modified by Marcus Wendel, 27 Dec 2007
The Musterbetriebsfahne is incorrect, the cogwheel was in gold. Information and photos available in Labor organizations of the Reich by John R. Angolia and David Littlejohn.
The book lists four ways that this flag differes from the normal DAF flag:
1. The cogwheel is in gold
2. The swastika is narrower and has a white, then black outline.
3. The fringe is gold
4. The flag-pole top is gold
Marcus Wendel, 27 Dec 2006