The History of the United States Flag: From the Revolution to the Present, Including a Guide to Its Use and Display
Recounts the history of the American flag and other symbols representing national sovereignty and illustrates the use and display of the flag.
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FOREWORD by Roger Butterfteld
The Origin and Historic Development
Additional Symbols of United States Sovereignty
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