Ukrainian Nationalist Legion Badge, 1939. BBH "Viiskovi Viddily Natsionalistiv"
Ukrainian Nationalist Legion Badge, 1939. BBH «Viiskovi Viddily Natsionalistiv» - Ukrainian Nationalist Organization. Extreme rare. Attic found. Bronze made. No more than 500 examples made. Each of such badge numbered. This example is «40» marked. Very good uncleaned patinated condition.
Bergbauernhilfe BBH – mountain-peasant’s help – coded name of the Abwehr II subversive operations unit of 120 men recruited from the Ukrainian OUN members. It was established on August of 1939 to help Germans in the war against Poland. This unit was disbanded on September 28 of the same year, and Abwehr was ordered to cease contacts with Ukrainian Nationalists with the advent of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.