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Swastika on churchyard fence in Scotland? (help needed)

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    In Bali you see it e erywher, in banks, on temples and at the e trance to villages on carved wooden gates.

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    Quote by nkumburis View Post
    Maybe it was imported from nazi germany during WW2? - Nick K
    Thats plausible but would have been imported prior to 1939 !

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    A hindu symbol also I believe.

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    Swastika was and in ancient Greece...it is old symbol

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    One of the most incongruous uses I have seen is on the war memorial outside the main gate to Balmoral castle, There are about 20 carved and painted red below the names of those commemorated.

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    Hi,
    there is a swastika on the side of St Clement Daines church in london, the R.A.F, church.
    dave.

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    Passed Balmoral today so took the opportunity to photograph the swastikas on the war memorial there.Click image for larger version. 

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