The Falmouth Police Department is asking for help recovering an American flag that was lost or stolen from American Legion Post 164 on Depot Road. Credit: CBS 13 | USAF

The Falmouth Police Department is asking for help recovering an American flag that was lost or stolen from American Legion Post 164 on Depot Road.

Officials say the flag was kept in an oak case inside the building. Various organizations rent out the post.

Police say this flag was used to cover the coffin of a World War II veteran, and was at the post before it could be delivered to his widow.

The police are asking for the flag to be returned, no questions asked.

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