For people who have a great love for a place flags are visible immediately to the pride expressed. The same applies to organizations under the flag – a flag, you can fly. Originally, the flags were not flown as emblems of nations and organizations. First achieved widespread use on the battlefield as a way for the military to coordinate their actions in the chaos of war.
They continued to use it as a visual signaling system for communication via the mouth was impossible for many centuries later – for example on the sea, where ships’ crews could identify with each other and share their intentions. Continue reading