Light-Life-Struggle-Victory. What can happen to a nation whose youth give up everything in order to serve their great ideal.
In this German poster the shield contains four runes, each relating to the four elements of Light, Life, Struggle and Victory.
The Curved Sunwheel - the Thule Swastika - the Holy Sun is symbolic of LIGHT
The Leben rune - Algiz - the Tree of LIFE
Tyr - Tiw - God of War and Justice - the Sword of STRUGGLE
Sieg! - Sigrune - VICTORY!