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[[image:haitian_flag.gif|right|thumb|250px|Flag of Haiti]] The current flag of the Republic of [[Haiti]]. The first flag was sewn by [[Catherine Flon]] on May 18, 1803, in the city of during the [[Congress of Arcahaie]], under the instructions by [[Jean-Jacques Dessalines]]. Dessalines is said to have asked to remove the white of the French flag, which led to the red and blue design. The image in the center carries the words: "L'Union fait la force" (transl. unity makes strong).
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[[image:haitian_flag.gif|right|thumb|250px|Flag of Haiti]] The current flag of the Republic of [[Haiti]]. The first red and blue flag was sewn by [[Catherine Flon]] on May 18, 1803, in the city of during the [[Congress of Arcahaie]], under the instructions by [[Jean-Jacques Dessalines]]. Dessalines is said to have asked to remove the white of the French flag, which led to the red and blue design. The image in the center carries the words: "L'Union fait la force" (transl. unity makes strong).
  
  

Revision as of 12:38, 14 October 2005

Flag of Haiti
The current flag of the Republic of Haiti. The first red and blue flag was sewn by Catherine Flon on May 18, 1803, in the city of during the Congress of Arcahaie, under the instructions by Jean-Jacques Dessalines. Dessalines is said to have asked to remove the white of the French flag, which led to the red and blue design. The image in the center carries the words: "L'Union fait la force" (transl. unity makes strong).


Reference

Flags Of The World: Haiti - Historical Flags
Flags Of The World: Haiti