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The German Federal Republic was founded in 1949, with the fusion of the three american, british and french occupation sectors. the Luftwaffe was reestablished in 1955.
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Flag, three horizontal stripes, black red yellow.

Together with the roundels, the german flag is carried on the tail of the military aircraft.

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Carried from 1955, the roundel is based upon the Maltese cross used during WW1. The aircraft of the MARINEFLIEGER, the naval aviation, also have tha marking 'MARINE', and an anchor, most often in a winged form, over a white disc.

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The helicopters of the HEERESFLIEGER, the Army Aviation, carry the marking 'HEER'.

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