Outstanding WWII German podium style medium Cloth banner type flag. Utilized by pretty much by all the organization of the Third Reich in one form or another. The swastika, (a Sanskrit word meaning “well being”), is an ancient symbol that was utilized in numerous diverse cultures and signified both the cycle of life and the sun. The swastika was also a Nordic rune and the pagan Germanic symbol for Thor, God of Adventurers. In near mint condition condition single sided about 21′”/31″ standard cotton bunting style material with separate sewn white disk and high quality screened black swastika. It has a white rayon material high quality fringe at the bottom. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference. A fantastic piece of WWII history . Has the original top mounted ties to go through a pole.Nice clean excellent example with no condition issues. Now here is the interesting part this flag was taken by a U.S Captain of the 144th Field Artillery who was attached to the 45th Division. In May of 1945 he was among those who captured the Schloss Klessheim a castle in Austria where the Nazi’s moved items from Berlin and Munich as the Third Reich collapsed. This Captain took lots of “loot” from the castle including this unused flag. Please see letter he wrote on Hitler stationery (not included) and photo of him. Name on the envelope also pictured but not included. We have several items from him and his “hoard of loot”. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a solider as a trophy of war. Don’t miss this one! Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. An outstanding flag in almost mint condition with great capture history. Do Not Miss This!