Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Star-Spangled Banner in World War II

I've been writing about Francis Scott Key and the Star-Spangled Banner in my War of 1812:  Not So Forgotten blog.

I found out that during World War II, the flag was removed from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., for safe-keeping in a storage facility in Virginia.

Way too important of an object to be destroyed.


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