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Peruvian Army

Last modified: 2008-02-23 by antónio martins
Keywords: army | ejército del perú | sword: pointing up | sun: 32 rays | hasta quemar el ultimo cartucho | traingle (red) | ring (red) | roundel |
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Army flag

Army Flag
image by Jaume Ollé, 14 Jun 2001

Flag of peruvian army from Flag Report issue 22 [frp].
Jaume Ollé, 14 Jun 2001

It is a very dark green flag, approx. ratio 2:3, with a large white ellipse (with slight vertical oblongness) centered on it, containing the Peruvian Army emblem. Centered and arching above the ellipse, «EJÉRCITO DEL PERÚ» in white sans capitals.
António Martins, 28 Oct 2003

I saw this flag at the Fuerte Real Felipe museum in Callao, near Lima, run by the army.
Jan-Patrick Fischer, 15 Mar 2001

Emblem detail

Army emblem
image by Jaume Ollé, 30 Oct 2003

The Peruvian Army emblem consists of a a sword pointing upwards under a sun and flanked by a wreath tied with a ribbon in the national colors (red-white-red horizontally).
António Martins, 30 Oct 2003

The scroll reads «HASTA QUEMAR EL »(sword)« ULTIMO CARTUCHO»: «til the last cartridge has been burnt».
Santiago Dotor, 11 Nov 2003

The emblem is surrounded by a golden line and the surrounding in gold, too.
Jan-Patrick Fischer, 15 Mar 2001

Symbols of the Army Aviation Corps

Tail insignia

Book [c2e98] shows a tail insingia of three thin stripes but photos (such as this at at the Scramble.NL website) show a regular fin flash.
Dov Gutterman, 22 Jun 2004

Roundel with sword

Image at the website shows a different roundel as the regular roundel superimposing a sword. Photo at the Scramble.NL website shows that indeed it is a roundel on sword.
Dov Gutterman, 22 Jun 2004

Roundel with triangle

For the third air corp (Ejército del Perú — formed 1971), book [c2e98] shows a roundel made of red triangle on white disc bordered with red ring (triangle tops touch the ring).
Dov Gutterman, 22 Jun 2004

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