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This symbol was used by neo-nazi groups in the UK in the early sixties (and probably still is).
by Thierry Gilabert
This flag was used in 1938 during a pro-nazi demonstration in England. Does anyone know any more about it?
Back in 1997 I saw an old photo with people holding this flag reproduced in Newsweek magazine. One thing is certain: it was never used again, this design having no current nor previous currency, and it was not the flag of the British Union of Fascists.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 November 2003
The source of this flag was a picture taken in 1938 in London in a pro-nazi-demonstration. I saw this picture in a textbook about the British Isles before and during WWII. The flag is in the center of the picture, and is exactly like the image here. In my opinion, it is not a flag of a fascist group, but the flag of pro-nazi demonstrators. I don't know if there is a organisation behind it, but the flag was real.
Thierry Gilabert 7 November 2003
You illustrate a flag featuring a Union flag (aka Union Jack) in the middle of which is a white roundel and black swastika. This is the emblem of the 'IMPERIAL FASCIST LEAGUE' ; this British Fascist Movement was led by Arnold Spencer Leese and operated from 1928 until 1939.
John Millican, 21 February 2004