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View Poll Results: Your Sent to a war with a US Tank Crew, do you fly a CSA flag or Catholic Flag?
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I'd never heard of the 'Catholic Flag' until this thread.
Exactly.

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And English crusaders painted the cross on their shields
Yeah, exactly. Their behavior under that emblem in 1099 is a good reason in and by itself to be wary of those who want to use the cross as a military flag.
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I kinda like the Templar and Teutonic Knights flags... Nice graphics...
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You could always confuse your enemies by flying one of the rejected New Zealand flags...

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In honor of Hugh Hefner's recent demise, why not fly a bunny flag?



Or any number of its variants in sub-national colors?









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The Vatican City flag is a state flag, and at a stretch one might claim it's the Pope's flag. Not a Catholic flag. The others represent orders of various stripes; while they are Catholic orders, claiming that those are "Catholic flags" is like saying that a flag of California is a "flag of the USA". The USA do have a flag that represents all the states and all the citizens. Catholicism does not have a flag that represents it all and overall. It does have the cross, but it's not officially on a flag, and as far as I'm concerned, I'll be wary of any battle flag that uses the cross as its symbol.
No sense of fun? Everything about this thread is a stretch.

What is recognized by most common people who do not study ACW history as the "Confederate" flag was also not the flag of the Confederate States of America. It is the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia, and yet it is referred to by most as if it was the official flag of the CSA.
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No sense of fun? Everything about this thread is a stretch.

What is recognized by most common people who do not study ACW history as the "Confederate" flag was also not the flag of the Confederate States of America. It is the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia, and yet it is referred to by most as if it was the official flag of the CSA.
According to Wiki it was, later ...
Appears there were several that could be the CSA flag;
Flags of the Confederate States of America

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flags_...tes_of_America
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I like this one. A catholic military saints emblem.

Or this one.

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I'm still wondering why you would fly either one?

For those of you who have never served in armored vehicles, one of the primary objectives is NOT TO ATTRACT ENEMY ATTENTION WHICH THEN DRAWS ENEMY FIRE. It's one of the reasons we camouflage them.

Flying a flag is the best way I can think of to draw enemy fire.
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