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War Minister's Flag 1919-1921 (Germany)

Flagge des Reichswehrministers

Last modified: 2005-09-10 by santiago dotor
Keywords: minister: war | reichswehrminister | iron cross | cross: formy (black) |
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[War Minister's Flag 1919-1921 (Germany)] 3:5
by Marcus Schmöger, 23 February 2002
Flag adopted 27th September 1919, abolished 11 April 1921

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The first variant of the war minister's flag was introduced —and indeed used, unlike the war ensign and jack— with the decree of 27 September 1919. It was a black-red-gold tricolour with an Iron Cross in the center. Proportion 3:5. Sources:

  • Valentin and Neubecker 1928 [vne28]
  • Dreyhaupt 2000 [drh00]
  • Hecker and Hoog 1978 [hec78]

Marcus Schmöger, 24 February 2002