Flag, United States, 48 Star

Flag, United States, 48 Star

     

Lt. Heber Wallace Peters was a member of the American Air Service in France during World War I. He received flying instruction in Tours and Chateauroux and completed this training in Issoudun, where he became a flight instructor himself. Attached to the 33rd Aero Squadron, he was stationed in Bordeaux for a short following the Armistice before returning to the United States.

Donated by Mrs. Joy Peters Haslem

Physical Description:
United States 48 Star national flag owned by Lt. Heber Wallace Peters; navy blue canton with 48 white five point stars; 13 horizontal stripes alternating red and white.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Insignia

Materials
Overall: Silk
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 58.4 x 88.9cm (23 x 35 in.)

Lt. Heber Wallace Peters was a member of the American Air Service in France during World War I. He received flying instruction in Tours and Chateauroux and completed this training in Issoudun, where he became a flight instructor himself. Attached to the 33rd Aero Squadron, he was stationed in Bordeaux for a short following the Armistice before returning to the United States.

Donated by Mrs. Joy Peters Haslem

Physical Description:
United States 48 Star national flag owned by Lt. Heber Wallace Peters; navy blue canton with 48 white five point stars; 13 horizontal stripes alternating red and white.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Insignia

Materials
Overall: Silk
Dimensions
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 58.4 x 88.9cm (23 x 35 in.)

ID: A19772772000