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image located by Bill Garrison, 09 October 2007
Flags, Arab, 1930s (from 1936 book: The History of Arabia) . The one flag of
interest is the red one with white lettering in the lower right corner. Early
Bill Garrison, 09 October 2007
No, Yemen (per the caption, al-Yaman).
Joe McMillan, 09 October 2007
I am curious as to what the first 2 on the 2nd from bottom row are, the first
resembling Albania? Also - looks like 2nd last is older Afghanistan, but that
does not stand up to the Vexillological chronology of that Nation given the 1936
date. Another point here - Why are Arabic flags being displayed on the plate in
the manner they are (i.e. staff to the left)? When one would expect to see "sinister
Martin Grieve, 09 October 2007
I am confident that the one resembles Albania because it is
Albania. Calling the chart "Arab Flags" is a misnomer, as the presence of
shows. It is Muslim flags (allowing for Lebanon
being c. 50% Muslim) and Albania
is amajority Muslim nation.
I will take a guess that the flag next to it is an inaccurate Transjordan, with truncated triangle and sans star.
As for Afghanistan flag charts are notorious for being out of date, and I imagine that in the '20's and '30's all news, but especially vex news, was slow getting out of Afghanistan.
Ned Smith, 09 October 2007
Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, Tunisia, Marrakesh, Palestine, Albania,
Yemen, Afghanistan, Zanzibar.
However, I missed the upper two which are Misr and Saudi.
The title is "Flags of *Islamic* nations" and not Arab....
Dov Gutterman, 09 October 2007