Practice Relating to Rule 62. Improper Use of Flags or Military Emblems, Insignia or Uniforms of the Adversary
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) states that it is an act violating the principle of good faith “to make an improper use of the enemy’s national flag, … uniforms and/or military insignia”. It considers such use “improper” when it occurs during combat operations.
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) provides: “It is prohibited … to use the flags, emblems, insignia or military uniforms of the enemy during the execution of military operations.”