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Spanish Phalanx (Spain)

Falange Española de las JONS, FE de las JONS, La Falange

Last modified: 2006-01-21 by santiago dotor
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[Falange Española (Spain)]
image by Santiago Dotor, 1 February 1999

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I purchased a 3"x5" flag of the Falange Party when I visited the Valley of the Fallen monument outside Madrid. The flag is equally divided into 3 vertical stripes red-black-red with a yoke of 5 red arrows [and yoke] in the black center panel., 30 January 1999

This is the current flag of Falange Española (de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacionalsindicalista) (in short, FE de las JONS, or more usually Falange). This is the legitimate Falange party —whatever that means— though many exist: Falange Auténtica, Falange Independiente etc.

Santiago Dotor, 1 February 1999

Mistaken variant shown in Smith 1975

[Falange Española (Spain), incorrect version]
image by Ivan Sache, 6 August 1999

Smith 1975 [smi75c], pp. 340-341 ("Symbols in politics"), shows among others the flag of Spain's National Phalanx party. Vertical red-black-red (1:2:1) with red emblem in the middle of black stripe. The description above is of a flag purchased in the Franco memorial, so Smith may be wrong.

Ivan Sache, 6 August 1999

Free Fatherland

Patria Libre

[Patria Libre (Spain)]
image by Jaume Ollé

Patria Libre is a youth group that depends directly from FE-JONS (Falange Espaņola de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional Sindicalista).

Javier Lorenzo Huerta, 18 November 1999