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image located by David Phillips, 28 March 2013
TThe photo in the linked article shows two unfamiliar flags in the foreground
as well as a third one indistinctly shown on the tanks in the distance. The
foreground flags are unfamiliar to me and not on the FOTW Myanmar army page.
These flags were clearly in official military use as of March
David Phillips, 28 March 2013
The blue flag may easily be an (or the) air force flag, in which case the
defaced tricolour may be the army flag or some such... In any case, and in the
view of this flag, it seems that the new national flag has more meaning in the
shapes then colours, so such colour variations may make sense retaining the
national symbolism. Such practice would be distinct to the "western" concept of
what constitutes a (national) flag and may be a beginning of new development.
But, maybe I am jumping too much ahead from a single unexplained photo.
But, cf. the photo with other variations of the same theme...
Željko Heimer, 29 March 2013
About the three horizontal stripes flag with star, this is know: it is the
Tanmataw (i.e. Armed Forces) flag. The other, I have a photo where this flag is
hoisted at side of and historical flag but its use is unknown to me.
Jaume Ollé, 30 March 2013
image by Jaume Olle, 26 January 2016
The flag in the photo seems to be green, yellow, blue, diagonal. Perhaps there
is a mistake in hoisting it. The emblem is a disk with three colours in the
diagonal and a black anchor.
Jaume Olle, 26 January 2016