Price: 12.50 euro
For sale at http://www.propgandaworld.org
DDR pennant. The front of the pennant reads:”Army Sports Community, Forward! Leipzig”.
The Army Sports Association Forwards, briefly ASV forward, whas the sport organization of the German Democratic Republic’s National People’s Army (NVA) and its predecessor, The Barracked People’s Police (barracked folk police).
In the almost every city with barracks or other army installations the ASV kept a training center. Apart from providing the training equipment, the most important task of the local sections was the promotion of youth sports. The uniform ASV tracksuit, brown polyamide with yellow and red stripes on the arms and the oval ASV emblem on the left chest, attained a big very cult status amongst youth after the German reunification.