The german embassy in neutral Sweden flying the flag at half mast april 30th 1945, the day Hitler died

The German Embassy in Stockholm Sweden flying the Nazi flag at half mast April 1945 the day Hitler died.

Photograph attributed to Mathew Brady of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. hung with crepe and flag flown at half staff as the Nation mourns the Assassination and Death of President Lincoln. (c. April 1865).  *s*

Interesting Photograph attributed to Mathew Brady of the Capitol, Washington, D. hung with crepe and flag flown at half staff as the Nation mourns the Assassination and Death of President Lincoln.

Union Jack at Half Mast over Buckingham Palace - Princess Diana's Funeral Procession - 6 September 1997 - London, England by Annabel Sheppey,

Union Jack at Half Mast over Buckingham Palace - Princess Diana's Funeral Procession - 6 September 1997 - London, England by Annabel Sheppey,

Germany′s flag at half-mast

In the aftermath of the terrorist slaughter in Paris, Germany's flag flew at half-mast in the Federal Republic's capital, Berlin, in a symbol of mourning.

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died, April 30th 1945

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died, April 1945

The German embassy in Sweden flying the flag at half mast the day Hitler died (April 30th 1945).

April 1945 German Embassy in Sweden flies at half-mast / Hitler is dead

Let it fly!: Flying the Flag at Half-Staff  @ http://usflagstore.blogspot.com/p/flying-flag-at-half-staff.html

U S American Flag - flown at half-staff or half-mast, the U. flag should be hoisted first to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff or half-mast position. The flag should again be raised to the peak before it is lowered for the day.

flags at half mast and coffins stacked on the stern, <b>Mackay</b>-<b>Bennett</b> ...

Titanic: With flags at half mast and coffins stacked on the stern, Mackay-Bennett arrived in Halifax to the tolling of church bells on 30 April

Flags at half mast for the demise of former British PM Margaret Thatcher, 87, in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), on April 8, 2013. Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the controversial 'Iron Lady' who dominated a generation of British politics and won international acclaim for helping to end the Cold War, died following a stroke on Monday.

Flags at half mast for the demise of former British PM Margaret Thatcher, 87, in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), on April 8, 2013. Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, the controversial 'Iron Lady' who dominated a generation of British politics and won international acclaim for helping to end the Cold War, died following a stroke on Monday.

Why Are Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Times of Mourning?  Flying a flag at half-staff has become a well-recognized symbol of national grieving.  How did the tradition of flying the flag at half-staff get started?  It’s tough to say, but the oldest commonly accepted reference to a half-staff flag dates back to 1612, when the captain of the British ship Heart’s Ease died on a journey to Canada. When the ship returned to London, it was flying its flag at half-mast to honor the departed captain…

Why Are Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Times of Mourning?

Znaczek: Concentration camp, flag at half-mast & soldiers graves (Austria) (Anschluss) Mi:AT 1914,Sn:AT 1422,Yt:AT 1742,Sg:AT 2156,ANK:AT 1945

Stamp: Concentration camp, flag at half-mast & soldiers graves (Austria) (Anschluss) Mi:AT 1945

Now I liked Whitney .. But I agree -- the Flag at half mast is ONLY for National Events.  They even had the flag at half mast in Florida over the Travon killing.  WTF???

Now I liked Whitney .. But I agree -- the Flag at half mast is ONLY for National Events. They even had the flag at half mast in Florida over the Travon killing. WTF???

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