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by Jaume Ollé

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Flag of the Cyprus National Guard

An original image of the flag of the Cyprus National Guard was provided from Cyprus to me by Michel Lupant. His source is a photo from the National Guard Office.

Others flags are:

M. Lupant has a letter from Mr. G. Theophanides, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defense.
The letter is dated 26 February 1993 and says:

I am directed to refer to your letter dated (...) to attach herewith the photographs of:

About the rank flags it is said that a car flag (0.25 x 0.20 cm) has been in use since 1964; the red background is the color of the land forces to which the present chief of the National Guard belongs. The number of white stars indicates his rank.

Jaume Ollé, 5 August 1999

Iam not sure about a flag for the Cypriot National Guard, but the other flags described are:

I suppose they are the same for the Cypriot National Guard which is modelled on the Greek army.

Yannis Natsinas, 29 July 1999