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Flag, United States 48 Star, Gen. Claire Chennault Headquarters
United States 48 star national flag flown at Gen Claire Chennault's headquarters; consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton with forty-eight white, five-pointed stars arranged 6 horizontal rows of 8 stars; gold fringe boarder.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.