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Early Vietnamese flags

Last modified: 2016-04-22 by randy young
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King's Flag

[King's flag]
image by Phil Nelson

Mostly hoisted on school flag poles, this flag was used primarily in northern and central Vietnam during the French colonial era.

Nationalist Government under Japanese rule (1945)

[Nationalist Government under Japanese rule]
image by Vincent Morley and Phil Nelson

Following the Japanese overthrow of the French colonial government, the first national government was established under Premier Tran Trong Kim. The national flag was a yellow background with three red stripes one-third the length of the flag.