OUTSTANDING Original WWII Japanese SOLDIER’S PERSONAL BLOOD STAINED NATIONAL FLAG WITH KANJI Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII Japanese SOLDIER’S PERSONAL BLOOD STAINED NATIONAL FLAG WITH KANJI Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Most Japanese troops during the second world war carried a personal flag. They had practical as well as patriotic uses, such as marking positions to keep them safe from friendly aircraft while advancing. One piece silk example is 68cm x 52cm. An approximately 22cm diameter red “Himaru” is screened to the center of the flag’s white field. We placed a helmet on the flag for size reference. Handwritten, in black, around the Himaru are numerous kanji characters. Shows the expected age and use. . both Tie-strings are intact and has period leather reinforcements. This flag is BLOOD STAINED and was almost certainty taken from a KILLED IN ACTION Japanese Soldier. The blood is there but it is not too gory so it’s very displayable. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic and is certified by The Gettysburg Museum Of History and comes with our Museum COA (certificate of authenticity). A rare piece of WWII history. DO NOT MISS THIS! One of the better ones we have seen, excellent condition!