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Collecting autographs of Iwo Jima

The Ozaukee Press has an interesting story about John Beele, who has been collecting the signatures of servicemen who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima. Everywhere he goes, he seeks out servicemen who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. When he finds them, he asks

Two Civil War flags restored

Two flags that were flown by Ohioans during the Civil War are undergoing restoration work thanks to private donations. Although flags from the 5th U.S. Colored Infantry and the 4th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry will be saved, hundreds of others are falling to pieces at the Ohio Historical Society because of

The flags of forgotten countries

Dark Roasted Blend has an interesting post showcasing the flags of countries and kingdoms that no longer exist. Thanks to Sebastian for the link! The Holy Roman Empire, which existed from 962 to 1806, was famously said by Voltaire to be neither holy, Roman nor an empire. It was an attempt

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