In this section we offer a collection of information on and images of World War 2 Flags.
The United Kingdom Flag is blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, as well as British overseas territories.
The Italian flag is divided vertically into 3 equal sections of green, white and red. The three colors of the flag represent, symbolically, the three cardinal virtues of Hope, Faith, and Charity.
The Japanese Flag is white with a large red disk in the center. The disc symbolizes the sun without rays.
The Soviet Union flag is plain red, with a hammer crossed with a sickle and a red star in the upper hoist. The hammer symbolizes the nation's industrial workers, while the sickle symbolizes the nation's agricultural workers. The red star represents the rule of the communist party.
The 48 star flag was the official flag of the United States from 1912-1959.