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Tino 03-24-2018 11:49 AM

Signed flag translation help request
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Hi guys, I recently bought this flag. I realize there is too much writing to translate it all but was hoping to get some general information about the writing on the flag.

Please let me know if more photos are needed.
Thanks Tino

Tino 03-24-2018 11:51 AM

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The flag is roughly 33 X 28 inches

GHP 03-24-2018 02:48 PM

A lot of well-wishers for Mr. Takeda.

Bu'un Chōkyū
continued luck in the fortunes of war

祝出征 武田友明君
Shuku Shussei Takeda Tomoaki-kun
Congratulations on your Induction, Mr. Takeda Tomoaki

Buki Honbu
Weapons HQ

popopo de ganbare!
po-po-po [like a series of gunshots] --- Endure!


Tino 03-25-2018 08:08 AM

I don't know how you do it, not only do you have to translate the Kanji but also have to deal with individual handwriting.

I really appreciate your help! I will try to find some more slogans on the kanji slogans and translation thread.


chen 03-25-2018 08:25 AM

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1, 2 and 3 are what Guy translates for you.
All the remaining Kanji are basically names.
4 basically are sentences about advises from buddhist point of view.
About kanji, not that difficult to learn. She can do it, anyone can do it too.

Tino 03-25-2018 09:59 AM

Thanks for the additional information!
Are there any indicators when the flag was signed?

chen 03-25-2018 11:55 AM

Unfortunately, there is nil as not a single date was written.

GHP 03-25-2018 12:13 PM


Originally Posted by chen (Post 8124626)
Unfortunately, there is nil as not a single date was written.

But we can presume pre-1945!



Tino 03-26-2018 09:50 AM

Thanks again for the help!

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