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Estonia in the Soviet Union (early flags)

Last modified: 2007-10-27 by antónio martins
Keywords: hammer and sickle: no star (yellow) | eesti töörahwa kommuna | ensv | canton (yellow) |
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Estonian Workers Commune of 1918

Flag of EWC of 1918
image by Mark Sensen, 05 May 1996

Text in the canton: EESTI TÖÖRAHWA KOMMUNA | ESTLANDSKAJA TRUDOVAJA KOMMUNA ("Estonian Workers’ Commune" in Estonian and Russian). Text in the field: NA BARIKADY ESTONSKIJ PROLETARIAT Za SOVJETSKUJU ESTLJANDIJU VELIKUJU VOLGU, URAL, SIBIR’ Va IMJA III KOMMUNISTIChESKAGO INTERNACIONALA. ("On the barricades [stands] Estonian workers, for Soviet Estonia, Great Volga, Ural, Siberia, in the name of the III Communist International" in Russian).
Mark Sensen, 05 May 1996

Flag of EWC of 1918
image by Mark Sensen

Independence: 1920-1940

From 1920 to 1940, Estonia was independent again. German occupation in 1941-1944. In 1944 an estonian RSS was created within the Soviet Union.
António Martins, 21 Mar 2000

Flag of 1940’s

Flag of Estonian SSR in 1940’s
image by Mark Sensen, 02 Jun 1996

Red with in the upper hoist yellow Latin initials (ENSV [Eesti Nöukogude Sotsialistlik Vabariik]) in sanserif. Yellow hammer and sickle below.
Mark Sensen, 02 Jun 1996

This flag was replaced by a new one in 6 February 1953.
Željko Heimer, 17 Apr 1996

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