This auction is for: 3 ft X 5 ft flag WW2 USA (48 Star) - never been flown replica.
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23, 1945 on Mount Suribachi in Iwo Jima, was manufactured by Valley Forge.
In addition to Valley Forge's involvement in the actual events, 48-star Valley Forge American flags have been used in several big name motion pictures and one TV series depicting the WWII era.
Saving Private Ryan Set in Normandy, France, focuses on the search for a young private (Matt Damon) to bring him home after the deaths of his three brothers.
Including its 88 sub-camps across Germany, Buchenwald was one of the largest concentration camps created by the Nazis. A Valley Forge flag was raised in pursuit of freedom on Omaha Beach in Normandy. has been the authorized internment flag dealer for the Veterans Administration for over 50 years. It is typically given to the next-of-kin after it is used in the funeral service. Kennedy announced America’s mission to send astronauts to the moon on May 25, 1961. Since there is no air on the moon, the flag’s waving motion continues, following Newton’s First Law of Physics. The Challenger Flag A Valley Forge flag traveled aboard the disastrous Challenger space mission in 1986.
On April 11, 1945, prisoners seized the camp awaiting liberation by invading U. Omaha Beach was one of five landing beaches, codenamed by the Allied Expeditionary Forces in the Normandy Invasion, a.k.a. flags, the military and government contracts became the core business of Valley Forge Flag. Valley Forge American flags have honored veterans and American Presidents like Dwight D. To apply for an American flag for burial purposes, complete Valley Forge flags have traveled in space, as they were aboard Apollo missions to the moon. Eight years later on July 20, 1969, America’s goals were met and exceeded as Apollo 11 shuttle commander, Neil Armstrong, stepped out of the shuttle and onto the moon’s surface. Boy scouts and their scoutmaster, an Air Force Major and Chief of the Manned Space Flight Division, Second Space Wing (Falcon Air Force Base, Colorado), sent their troop flag to the Kennedy Space Center several times. Capitol, and the boys were excited to see their flag go into space.
In 1987 the flag flew over the United States Capitol for a second time.