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Unsere Ehre Heisst Treue
Symbol Type

neo-Nazi Symbol

Also Known As

English translation: "Our Honor is Loyalty"

Traditional Use/Origins

Slogan of Hitler's Waffen-SS troops

Hate Group/Extremist Organization

Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists, Racist Skinheads

Extremist Meaning or Representation

See below

Background/History

"Unsere Ehre Heisst Treue" was the slogan of Hitler's Waffen-SS troops during World War II, and can still be found on banners at meetings of former Waffen-SS units. Today, it is used by neo-Nazis in the original German or its English translation, "Our Honor is Loyalty," to demonstrate allegiance to the white supremacist movement. Neo-Nazi skinheads also have tattooed the slogan on their bodies. Some white supremacist groups use the slogan as a tag line in their publications to express solidarity with others in the white power movement. The expression was also used by Ernest Windholz, a member of the far-right Austrian Freedom Party, during a 2000 ceremony honoring activists from that party.



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