Nasjonal Samling "Förergarden"/Bodyguards

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Arm badge for "Förergarden" with monofram V.Q (Vidkun Quisling)

Used by the bodyguards for Vidkun Quisling. Worn on left arm.

The Föregarden was Quislings personal bodyguard formation. It was one of the regular or full time formations of the National Union(Nasjonal Samling). It consisted of 150 men who spent six months at a time guarding Quisling and his places of residence. Members of this formation wore either service dress or a gala dress. The Service dress consisted of a grey-green tunic, ski trousers, and forage cap. Worn on the upper left arm was a VQ monogram that stood for Vidkun Quisling.