The Flags of Switzerland
Do you recognize the big flag?
Today in Switzerland there are 25 Kantons all with their own separate flag
and most towns have different flags of their very own.
What does the first emblem remind you of?
Yes, the original emblem of of the International Red Cross chosen by its founder to be the simple opposite
of the Swiss flag. The two other emblems were also chosen so that everyone can identify with one of them.
Since 1863 Geneva has been home to the International Red Cross.
Look there for relatives lost during all wars, including the current war in Iraq.
Read up on the international Geneva Conventions for human rights protecting people
and soldiers all over the world:
What is your town/city flag?
Does your school have a flag all its own?