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Materials:
Overall: Silk
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 58.4 x 88.9cm (23 x 35 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Physical Description:
United States 48 star national flag owned by Lt. Herber Wallace Peters; consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton with forty-eight white, five-pointed stars arranged 6 horizontal rows of 8 stars.
Summary:
Lt. Heber Wallace Peters was a member of the American Air Service in France during World War I. He received flying instruction in Tours and Chateauroux and completed this training in Issoudun, where he became a flight instructor himself. Attached to the 33rd Aero Squadron, he was stationed in Bordeaux for a short following the Armistice before returning to the United States.
Credit Line:
Donated by Mrs. Joy Peters Haslem
Inventory Number:
A19772772000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv934c7df66-6592-4dde-8f7f-95c5df1409c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19772772000