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U.S. 48 stars Union Jack - U.S.S. Phelps.

Sub-collection: Bullock // WWII Naval Battle Flags

U.S.S. Phelps, 48 Star U.S. Jack, 1st U.S. Flag hoisted over Japanese Home Territory WWII, Feb. 1944
Upon dropping anchor in the harbor of Kwajalein, this "jack" (symbolizing the reuniting of the ship with "mother earth") was raised at the ship's bow, in accordance with navy traditions.

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