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Pennant made in the DDR, 1982. The text on the font reads:”On the course of the 10th. party congress of the SED for the fulfillment of the resolutions of the 7th. congress of the GST”, and on the back:”30 years GST. 30 years working in the service of the socialist national defense”.
The Sport and Technology Association (GST) was established in 1952 and ended in 1990. In 1988 it had 600.000 members. It was one of the East German “Mass Orgganizationss”. It was established to structure the free time of young people interested in sports and technology in group activities.
Each member was asked to bring in their technological equipment such as, motorcycles, aircraft, radios, and to pratice sports and participate in competitions such as motorraces and shooting. The association worked closely with the National People’s Army (NVA) in order to give children a pre militairy and discipline training.