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     Odinist Pagan Runes and Symbols Used by Hitler's Nazi Germany

The Hakenkreuz or Swastika as it is better known was the Pagan Germanic symbol of the God of Thunder known as Donnor or Thor. The Hakenkreuz represnts Thor's hammer.  

The Swastika/Hakencruez became the very symbol of all things pertaining to Hitler's National Socialism, and was used in the design of all sorts of pins, armbands, flags, etc. 

The symbol  predates Christianity by at least 1,000 years. In Theosphy and Arionosphy , and other such groups, it is the very symbol of the Aryan race, which is why Hitler chose it. It is also a religious symbol of Hindus, Jainists, and Buddhists, but is not a Christian symbol.

The Sonnenrad meaning Sunwheel or "Black Sun" swastika was the old Norse representation of the sun. This symbol was adopted by the 5th SS Panzer Division "Wiking". 

The pattern was also used on the tiel floor of Himmler's Wewelsburg Castle, which was the center of his occult/Odinist religion.  It's a variation of the Swastika. It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


The Sig-Rune or Siegrune was symbolic of victory. In 1932 SS man Walter Heck an employee of the badge manufacturer firm of Ferdinand Hoffstatter drew two sig-runes side by side as shown here.

It became the symbol of Himmler's SS.
It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.

The Ger-Rune was symbolic of communal spirit.and was also used as a variant sign of the Waffen-SS division “Nordland”. It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


The Wolfsangel or Wolf Hook is the symbol of a wolf trap. While not considered to be ana ctual Rune, it was believed to possess magic  powers to ward off wolves and werewolves. It was adopted by the 2nd SS Panzer Division"Das Reich".It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.

This Wolfsangel variant was adopted by the Dutch SS.
It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


The Opfer-Rune symbolized self sacrifice and was used to commemorate the Nazi Party members killed in the 1923 Munich Putsch.It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.  


The Eif-Rune represented zeal and enthusiasm. It was the early insignia of the specially selected adjutants for Hitler. Here we see it incorporated with the letters "V" and "S" on the membership medallion for members of the N.S-Volkswohlfahrt (Social Welfare). It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


The Leben-Rune or Life Rune was adopted by the SS Lebensborn Society which ran the diabolical breeding homes where young unmaried women were impregnated by SS officers in an attempt to create a "Mater Race" of Aryans. It was also used by the "Ahnenerbe", the Nazi "think tank" that tried to prove that prehistoric and mythological Nordic populations had once ruled the world, as is claimed in Theosophy lore.  It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity. 


The Toten-Rune or Death Rune represented death and was used to replace the Christian cross on Waffen-SS graves together with the Leben-Rune to indicate date of birth and date of death. It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.

The Tyr-Rune In Nazi Germany the Tyr rune was also known as Kampf-Rune (Battle rune) or Pfeil-Rune (Arrow rune) and was symbolic of leadership in battle. It was widely used by various young people organizations after World War I, and later by Hitlerjugend and SA. Worn on the upper left arm, it indicated the graduation from the SA-Reichsführerschule. It was also used as the badge of the SS Recruiting and Training Department, as well as the emblem of the Waffen-SS division “30 Januar”. It is symbolic of Tyr, the Odinist god of war. It too is obviously a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


The Heilszeichen or Prosperity symbols appeared on the SS Totenkopfring or Death's Head Ring awarded by Himmler to selected SS officers.They too are Pagan symbosl that predate Christianity.


The Hagal-Rune was symbolic of faith...but obviously not the Christian faith, since it is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity. Hagal means "Hail" (Hiel). The use of the Hagall rune in the design of the SS-Ehrenring (SS honor ring, also called deaths head ring) was explained by Himmler as follows: “The swastika and the Hagall-Rune represent our unshakable faith in the ultimate victory of our philosophy.” In Nazi Germany it was also used as an element of the SS wedding ceremony. 


The Odal-Rune was used by the Nazis to symbolize  kinship and family and the bringing together of people of similar blood or race. It was adopted by the SS Race and Settlement Office as well as the 7th SS Freiwilligen Gebirgs Division "Prinz Eugen" of Croatia.  In Nazi Germany Odal rune was symbolic of the Blut und Boden (“Blood and Soil”) ideology, focusing on a concept of ethnicity based on descent and homeland.  It was also used by Reichsbauernschaft and Hitlerjugend (Hitler Youth). It too is a Pagan symbol that predates Christianity.


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