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Flag Half Mast Today

The upside down U.S. flag is an official signal of distress. THE FLAG CODE Title 36, U.S.C., Chapter 10 As amended by P.L. 344, 94th Congress Approved July 7, 1976 § 176. (a) The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.

The saddest sight, flag at Half-mast.


SEPTEMBER 6, TODAY IN HISTORY {§} 1972 - The Olympic Flag at Half Mast - The Olympic flag flying at half-mast in the Olympic Stadium in Munich during the memorial service for the Israeli athletes who were killed by Arab terrorists the previous day, 5 September, 1972. © Keystone/Getty Images {§} 3 August 2016, two days prior to the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee officially honored, for the first time, the eleven Israelis killed.


Shirley Temple reading 'Jack and the Beanstalk'.


The Flag of Bowie, to be flown proudly at half mast today : vexillology

The Union flag at half-mast to show respect for lives lost as a result of the terrorist attack that happened a year ago today in Sousse, Tunisia.

((The flags of the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor are flying at half-mast today to honor the life of Margaret Truman Daniel)) The photos, on the right, show Margaret Truman christening the Mo; and enjoying lunch with a few of the battleship’s sailors in 1947. She recently recalled her memory of the latter. “It was fun. I was the only woman around.” Indeed.


Flags at half mast today after yesterday's attack.

NS Legislature flags at half mast today. #loveyoumoncton