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DDR pennant from the border patrol. The front of the pennant says:”Border Patrol” and the back says:”Border troops of the DDR section Ernst Grube, in mermory of”. DDR border regiment 10 was named after Ernst Grube.
Ernst Grube (1890-1945 in Bergen-Belsen) was a German politician (KPD) and resistance fighter against the Nazi regime.
In 1933 Ernst Grube got arrested and spend more than six years in various concentration camps: until May 1939 he was imprisoned in Sonnenburg, Lichtenburg and Buchenwald. After his release, he worked as a carpenter in Warsaw. In 1941 he went back to Berlin and join a resistance group. In 1942 he was imprisoned for several months. In 1944, he was arrested again and taken to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp and transported to Bergen-Belsen in early April 1945, where he died of typhus a few days before the end of the war.