Paul Fields (
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 20:05:45 -0500

Actually the book he's talking about is the 0083 100%
Newtype collection, and the only flag shown there is a
Federation (Brazil) flag. There are 4 flags on ploes to
the right of the Fed emblem, but they are at rest, and
look like colorful tents, you can't make them out. The
large table they sign at is in the middle of the room, I
see two admirals, and 11 other officers, the two low
ranking Zeons visible are two Lietenant Colonels off
to the right. For the feds the only difference is wether
or not they have braids on their shoulder or not. There
are 6 civillians on the main standing area that are not
photographers, there are 27 officers on the same dias.

Seems like another cease fire maybe.


----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Simmons <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 1999 6:48 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Well, its Jan. 13 now!

> Neil asks,
> > Okay, now that is resolved, here's another point in question (not so
much to
> > question the date, just something to resolve). How do we resolve on the
> > hand, the picture from the newspaper at the end of 0080, which, if I'm
> > understanding it right, shows the treaty signing between the Federation
> > Zeon,
> That's apparently the interpretation Sunrise has decided to go with. So
> the number of stars does signify Side 3, and the colony design is wrong
> after all...
> > and on the other hand the picture from the front of the 100% Newtype
> > book that shows the supposed same signing ceremony.
> I don't know whether Sunrise has an opinion on this illustration. ;-)
> > Maybe the '0083' one is the initial surrender by the Zeon military and
> > '0080'one is the following peace treaty by the civilian leaders of the
> > Federation and the new Zeon Republic?
> That's a reasonable interpretation. What's the logo pictured in the
> NewType book? If it's the thorny spiky Zeon logo, then it's not the flag
> the Republic. And if the men standing under it are in military garb, then
> they're not government officials...
> -- Mark
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