GERMANY: The Old Flag

A Monarchy motion in the Reichstag to substitute for the black-red-gold republican flag the old black-white-red colors of Imperial Germany was rejected.

Apparently, this is only an academic defeat; for not only are many republicans in favor of the old flag (chiefly to end interminable discussion of the flag question), but most Germans use it. It was considered certain that the old flag will sooner or later replace the republican emblem.

The German marine flag is the same as the Imperial German, with the republican colors in the top left-hand corner.


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