The Story of "Old Glory"

November 2010
PN;Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p73
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the history of stars and stripes in the flag of the U.S. which symbolize the veterans' services. It mentions that the Continental Congress decided that the flag should contain 13 stripes, alternate red and white, and 13 white stars in 1777. Several proper flag etiquettes are discussed which include standing at attention with the right hand placed over the heart to render pledge of allegiance and displaying the flag on all days especially on national and state holidays.


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