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Blue field with a white star above a shield of
eleven vertical alternanting red and white stripes.
Note: the same flag appears as
in Flaggenbuch (1939-1941)
Ivan Sache, 01 Jun 1999
The flag once used as presidential apparently
remained in use as the “military authorities”’ flag, after the distinctive
presidential flag was introduced. What exactly
were (are) those authorities, and how this flag was used (ensign, signal flag,
rank flag?), it is not clear to me. As for other flags, I question if the flag
is used currently.
Zeljko Heimer, 09 May 2002
Encyclopaedia Universalis Yearbook 1998 says:
Officially, all armed forces were disbanded in February 1997. The 10 000 members of the ECOMOG peace-keeping force shall withdraw in February 1998.Ivan Sache, 10 May 2002
Jaume Olle informed me about yet another flag from Liberia, but what he has
is only a photo that does not allow for reconstruction. The flag is blue with
somekind of seal in the middle. Jaume names it the Legislature flag. Who can
provide more information?
Zeljko Heimer, 12 May 2002
Roundel of red white and blue with white star in the middle and square
“wings” of red - white - blue - white - red. Obviously, it was patterned after
the US marking, just as the flag was some century and
half earlier. [cos98] claims that the air
units of Liberian army were formed in 1976, and used the
flag as the marking, and that the current pattern was
introduced in 1986.
Zeljko Heimer, 10 May 2002