Flags

Flag of The Irish de Valeria Brigade

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As we have seen, The Easter Rising was a 1916 para-military engagement between Constitutional Irishmen wishing to extract Ireland from close to 1,000 years of British Rul …

''Nailing The Colors''

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Relating in part to ''Flying Colors'', the act of ''Nailing The Colors'' was a practice of Naval Warfare which goes back to the 17th Century AD. Naval combat on The Sea s …

''Flying Colors''

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The phrase '” To Pass With Flying Colors'', is known to most. It is meant to convey that a Person has ''passed or completed'' well a particular function – in …

Flag of The Irish Republic

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The ''Easter Rising'' of 1916 was a Conflict which involved Members of The Irish Volunteer and Citizens Army, who revolted against English Rule (Occupation) of Ireland (w …

''Black'' Standard

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Dating to at least the 7th Century AD – The ''Black Standard'' was the traditional Colors used by The Middle Eastern Abbasid Revolutionists in 747 AD. The Flag sign …

US Department of Homeland Security Flag

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The US Department of Homeland Security was created in response to The 9-11 Terror Attacks in 2001, against The United States. Formed in 2002, The Department is actually c …

Japanese ''Good Luck'' Flags

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The Japanese ''Good Luck'' Flag (known as Yosegaki Hinomaru), were a type of National Flag produced for use by Civilian Family Members as a ''gift'' to a Male Relative wh …

German ''C'' Pennant

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The ''C'' Pennant was the official Flag of Germany from 1945 until 1949. After World War II, Germany was under The Allied Control Council (which consisted of The Soviet U …

''Dublin Volunteers'' Flag

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While much of Ireland in the mid-18th Century was under British Crown control, a gap was left when much of The British Army was recalled to England and deployed to The Am …

USMC ''Red'' Service Flag

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Replacing The ''Blue'' USMC Service Flag in use since 1916, The 1939 USMC ''Red'' Service Flag is one of the most recognized of all US Service Colors in The World. It was …