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Kuwait: War flag

Last modified: 2003-01-18 by ivan sache
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[War flag]by Martin Grieve

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Description of the flag

The war flag is the Kuwait national flag with the Army emblem centered over the intersection of the black, green and white stripe.

Ivan Sache, 27 August 2002

Army emblem

[Army emblem]by Martin Grieve

A wreath surmonted by an eagle with spread wings, encircling a tank over two cannons crossed in saltire over two horizontal wings. All the elements are yellow, the inner fields of the emblem are white. There is Arabic writing in the upper and lower quarter of the saltire, saying al-Jaish al Kuwaiti (The Army of Kuwait).

Ivan Sache & Dov Gutterman, 27 August 2002

1962-1978 flag

[War flag, 1962]by Martin Grieve

The 1962 war flag is similar to the current one, but with a slightly different emblem.

Ivan Sache, 27 August 2002

Army emblem

[1962 Army emblem]by Martin Grieve

The 1962 Army emblem is similar to the current one, but with a thinner wreath.

Ivan Sache, 27 August 2002


  • M. Lupant. Drapeaux et armoiries de l'Etat du Koweit [lup99b], published in the Proceedings of the XVII International Congress of Vexillology [icv97], with black and white illustrations.
  • W. Smith. Flags Through the Ages and Across the World [smi75b]
  • W. Smith. Flags and Arms Across the World [smi80], still showing the 1962 flag.