Iwo Jima. A captured Imperial Japanese Army flag
Captured February 23, 1945
With leather corners and ties at the luff, the flag annotated in ink 'Taken from a dead Jap Iwo Jima Feb 23 1945', The flag presumably folded inside a uniform, with several stains of varying sizes, a few small holes.
38 x 52 in. (96.5 x 132 cm.)
- The phrase "ties at the luff" should read "ties at the hoist."
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