Under blågul fana

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Under blågul fana (English: Beneath the Blue and Yellow Banner) is a well-known Swedish march from the early 20th-century composed by Viktor Widqvist (1881–1952). The year that it were composed is unknown but the oldest known version is from the archive of the Royal Swedish Navy Band in Stockholm and the year 1916. The march became very popular during World War II in Sweden and is de facto the national march of Sweden. It was adopted as the march of the Swedish armed forces in 1999.

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