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WW2 Japanese flag brought home by my gtandfather. NEED HELP UNDERSTANDING IT!

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World War Two828 of 11101945 Sperry Gyroscope Turn IndicatorIdentification & Tactical Functions of Aircraft~Germany, Jan., 1944
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Posted 4 years ago


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Does anyone know why on some of these flags brought back home have one corner cut out of them? Ive s een several and I cant figure out why. Anybody? Thanks

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  1. stepback_antiques stepback_antiques, 4 years ago
    I have six flags, and have seen numerous others, and have never seen a corner cut out as yours is. This is a mystery to me. Maybe there was a shrine stamp in this area and it was cut out before it was captured as not to dishonor the flag. Just a guess.
  2. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    I'll echo stepback-- I only have one but have seen others and don't recall cut corners.


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