Flags

Flag of The US Secretary of Defense

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/flag-of-the-us-secretary-of-defense Originally created by Act of Congress in 1789, The Office of The Secretary of Defense (US) is seen as the 6th in Line of Succession to The American Presidency – sho …

US Army Submarine Defense Corps. Flag

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/us-army-submarine-defense-corps-flag While most would assign duty of Naval Operations to A Naval Force, for a period of time in The American Armed Forces, The Army was the paramount Force which protected the …

British Royal Army Division Commander Pennant

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/british-royal-army-division-commander-pennant The next higher Military Formation within The British Royal Army after a Brigade – a Division is typically a combination of (4) Brigades or roughly 20,000 Soldiers …

British Royal Army Brigade Commander Pennant

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/british-royal-army-birgade-commander-pennant Within The current British Royal Army, as with other related World Army Units of it's size and type – a Brigade is calculated at between 3,000 and 5,000 Soldiers of …

US Vice-Presidential Flag

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/us-vice-presidential-flag The Vice-President of The United States is a Position by which should the duly elected President of The Country become incapacitated (illness, death or resignation), his …

Flag of The Irish de Valeria Brigade

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/flag-of-the-irish-de-valeria-brigade 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''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/nailing-the-colors 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''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/flying-colors 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

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/flag-of-the-irish-republic 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

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/flags/black-standard 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 …