Fake or not? Translation

Discussion in 'Good Luck Flags & Militaria' started by DesertRick, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. DesertRick

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    Thinking this is a fake since the Army flag has 16 rays radiating from it and mine has 17. Anyhow, what does it say?

    Appreciate it!
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  2. Mike Cash

    Mike Cash 骨も命も皆此の土地に埋めよう

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    Congratulations to Tsuneo Ogawa on getting drafted ("answering the call")

    From Kisaburo (?) Komatsu
     
  3. DesertRick

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    Thanks for the translation, MIke. Now, anyone know if it's a fake? The Army (?) flag on the left has me worried. Could be just a mistake by the person painting it.

    Rick
     
  4. Toritoribe

    Toritoribe 禁漁期
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    Probably you are thinking that there are two rays in the blue circled area, but it seems to me that the upper one is just a part of the center red circle behind the edge of the mark. It's 16 rays, I think.
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