Executive Order 9796

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Executive Order 9796 of October 31, 1946

Amendment of Executive Order No. 9761 of July 23, 1946, Providing for the Preservation and Display of Enemy Flags Captured by the Navy and the Coast Guard

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 1555 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (5 U.S.C. 418), the Executive Order No. 9761, dated July 23, 1946, is hereby amended by changing the period at the end of the first paragraph to a colon and adding to the paragraph a second proviso reading as follows:

"Provided further, That any such flags, standards, or colors taken by the Marine Corps, and not presently under the care of the Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, unless otherwise specifically directed by the Secretary of the Navy, shall be deposited for preservation and display, in the United States Marine Corps Museum at Quantico, Virginia, under the care of the Curator thereof."
Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
The White House,
October 31, 1946.



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