flag patch Malta
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Size of this flag patch from Malta: 6.5 x 4 cm (2.56 x 1.57 inch)

The flag of Malta consists of two vertical halves:

- The left half is white
- The right half is red
- In the top corner of the left side there is a gray King George Cross which is outlined in red

King George VI of Great Britain awarded the George Cross, a military award for gallantry, to Malta in 1942, in recognition of Maltese heroism during the early years of World War II.

Fun fact about the flag patch from Malta:

There is often a reference to the "Maltese Cross" this, however, is in reference to Malta's merchant flag which has a different shaped cross than the national flag which has a King George Cross on it.