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    Question WW2 Japanese Navy Flag?

    I'm trying to figure out exactly what this flag means, what it signifies, and if it could be authentic. A friend of mine recently inherited a box full of his grandfather's belongings from his military days, but he is unable to identify this piece. I've never seen anything like it and was hoping...
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    Help Japanese Flag brought back by Navy Cross recipient

    Hello, this forum has helped me a lot with memorabilia. I purchased this flag along with another that were brought back from a Marine who saw combat in Guadalcanal and Tarawa. I’ve been told the owner of this flag was “Sadao Yatani” I’m hoping if anyone can translate a unit or address on this...
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    Help Flag and Wax Seal Translation

    Hello everyone, I posted this on a militaria forum and was given this link by another user to help me out. These items came back from Saipan in 1944. Any help with translating the flag or the symbol on the wax seal is greatly appreciated. Thank you everyone, Luke
  4. Jessman

    Japanese Good Luck Flag

    Hey guys! I've been reading up on the Japanese good luck flags of WW2. This forum has been a great treasure trove of knowledge! I'm excited to say that I have purchased one of the fantastic pieces of history and was wondering if anyone had any knowledge about this particular flag. There's not...
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    Help Please Help With Yosegaki Hinomaru Flag Translation

    Hello! I recently purchased this Japanese "Good Luck Flag" at auction and although I have yet to receive it, I would like to try and start the process of translating it. I would be incredibly grateful for any help this forum could provide. Thanks yall!
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    Good Luck Flag...

    Newly found item... wondering if anyone can help me with any of the translations or meanings? Photo in black and white to highlight writing. Thank you all!
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    Need help with translation (WWII Japanese Good luck flag)

    Ive always wanted a Good luck flag but not knowing the Japanese im suspicious about it being fake. any help is apprecated.
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    Is this a WW2 flag?

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    Thank you for your time

    Hello, could some please translate some of the kanji from this good luck flag? Thank you very much for your time!
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    New to the forum. From Barcelona

    Papermaking engineer, with a passion for handmade paper, but with so may drive ons, going from antique bronze nudes to old cigarette rolling machines, that I dropped in the site when looking for advice on a Good Luck Flag suspecting it's a fake. Looking forward to a fruitful activity and open to...
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    Good Luck Flag Translation Please

    This is a flag I was told my great grandfather acquired while in Burma during WW2. Through my research I have come to find that some of these are fake. I am hoping someone would be willing to take the time to translate and give me their opinion as to the authenticity of this flag. Also, please...
  12. Justin Suan

    Help with WW2 flag

    Hello, My name is Justin. I am stationed at Yokota AFB. I found this flag in a wood case at an antique dealer. After clearing items off of it and opening I realized what it was. The name is written in older Kanji and is difficult to read. I would like to find out the soldiers name and...
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