Thu, 17 Nov 1994 16:04:36 GMT
>I would like to know what Edelweisspiraten translates to in
>I know Edelweiss is a small white alpine flower.
>I know piraten can mean pirates.
that's it. Edelweisspirates!
It has nothing to do with noble and wise in the first place, because the
word was originally used by the Gestapo and HJ as discriminating name for
youth gangs that didn't join the HJ.
The boys from Cologne later called themselves Edelweisspiraten and they
wore a Edelweiss hidden under their jackets, or had one tatooed in their
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City