WWII German “Hilfs-krankenträger” (“Assistant Stretcher Bearer”) Armband-Worn by Army personnel serving as Stretcher Bearers, the machine woven black Fraktur (gothic) letters on this armband read “Hilfs-krankenträger” (“Assistant Stretcher Bearer”). The brassard is produced in a woven white cloth. The rectangular box outline is woven, as is the word “Hilfskrankenträger”, in black cloth. The ends are sewn together. The white fabric is lightly soiled but is otherwise in excellent condition!