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Navy rediscovers captured flags hidden for nearly 100 years

61 banners discovered in museum

Navy rediscovers captured flags hidden for nearly 100 years

Navy rediscovers captured flags hidden for nearly 100 years

In this Dec. 7 photo, Charles Swift, ...


ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The curator of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum wasn't exactly sure what would be found: records indicated five display boxes long used to exhibit captured British flags from the War of 1812 actually concealed more banners underneath.


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