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German Italian Friendship flag about 4 feet


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Well, that is something you do not see every day. Considering how the war ended for Italy, I would  guess not many of these survived.

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

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18 hours ago, Garandrew said:

It was from a museum in Connecticut but were they souvenirs For GIs or really for German/Italian axis?

I would say the answer is in the type of textile....was this style of flag made ( I am assuming 1934 or later) in such a cloth as yours is?

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Very interesting. I've never seen a large one like that. I and several others around here have hankie sized things like this with 6 alternating flags.  We never came up with exactly what they were for. I believe my Uncle AJ said he got the one he gave me while serving in North Africa 1942-43.

Mikie

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