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Peruvian Army

Last modified: 2005-08-26 by antonio martins
Keywords: army | ejército del perú | sword: pointing up | sun: 32 rays | hasta quemar el ultimo cartucho |
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  • Flags Page of the Regimientos de America website, showing historical military flags, including some early 1800 royalist (spanish) ones used in Peru (images by Jaume Ollé).
    reported by Olivier Touzeau, 10 Oct 2002

Army flag

Army Flag
image by Jaume Ollé, 14 Jun 2001

Flag of peruvian army from Flag Report issue 22 [frp].
Jaume Ollé, 14 Jun 2001

It is a very dark green flag, approx. ratio 2:3, with a large white ellipse (with slight vertical oblongness) centered on it, containing the Peruvian Army emblem. Centered and arching above the ellipse, «EJÉRCITO DEL PERÚ» in white sans capitals.
António Martins, 28 Oct 2003

I saw this flag at the Fuerte Real Felipe museum in Callao, near Lima, run by the army.
Jan-Patrick Fischer, 15 Mar 2001

Emblem detail

Army emblem
image by Jaume Ollé, 30 Oct 2003

The Peruvian Army emblem consists of a a sword pointing upwards under a sun and flanked by a wreath tied with a ribbon in the national colors (red-white-red horizontally).
António Martins, 30 Oct 2003

The scroll reads «HASTA QUEMAR EL »(sword)« ULTIMO CARTUCHO»: «til the last cartridge has been burnt».
Santiago Dotor, 11 Nov 2003

The emblem is surrounde by a golden line and the surrounding in gold, too.
Jan-Patrick Fischer, 15 Mar 2001