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Yes, at least one member of the Nazi party is known to have been horrified by the actions of the Japanese Imperial Army. It depends on what you understand by the (plural) term the Nazis I would, in this historical context, understand this as the Government or leadership of Germany or Japan both of which, together with Italy, were allies with ...


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That can mean two different things: A call to relocate the parliament seat from provisional Bonn to the old capital: like it was done after 1990. Small problem with that: The Reichstag was in ruins. So, did they want to build a new house of parliament as well? Likely not in this context. West-Berlin was just a Bundesland, not the capital, and the allies ...


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Magnus Hirschfeld, a researcher on sexuality and early advocates for gay rights amassed a huge body of research on homosexuality and transsexuality. In '33, he was heading and institute at the Charité University in Berlin. The Archive of his Institute was burned completely, a huge body of research was lost. This did not happen "just" because he was jewish, ...


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This is a call for solidarity after the building of the Wall in Berlin. In the 1950's the Bundestag met in Berlin, expressing the political will, that Berlin (West) was a part of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany). After the Khrushchev's Berlin ultimatum of the 27th of November 1958 this was discontinued. The shown signs Bundestag nach ...


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This was a style of diplomacy that has become so obsolete that it is quite alien to modern-day thinking. Much of Africa was ruled by Britain or France. Germany wanted colonies, essentially to show that it was a world power, because world powers had such colonies. There were two major problems with this: The best bits of Africa were already the property of ...


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Preamble Personally (ignore any moderator diamond you might see next to my name - this is just my opinion as a user of History:SE), I think this question should probably have remained closed, since your main question: "Why did Japan never “apologize” enough for World War 2?" appears to be fully answered by the Wikipedia article you cite, and would thus ...


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Prestige for powerplay. There are a few reasons for what played out: Germany wanted Morocco for itself as a colony. They did want exactly that patch of land, for business interests, resources, and more so for a base to interfere with British shipping, etc. src But that was a faint and weak reason. Not in the least because French influence was by then ...


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There was a case where the Japanese government was very upset by an action of the Nazi government. The German surrender that ended WWII in Europe was regarded as a betrayal by the Japanese. Heinrich_Georg_Stahmer was the German ambassador in Japan at the time: On May 5, 1945, as the German surrender was approaching, Stahmer was handed an official protest ...


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Eastern Germany re-organised itself as an affiliate (disputed 1953, 1989) of Soviet foreign policy. Soviet ideology dictated that human social organisations were not inhering in national identity (Stalin "On Linguistics", Soviet policy in central Asia, not with standing, but not significant). This led Soviet ideology to emphasise the historically ...


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Another possibility, and this is largely opinion, but the question itself invites opinion... Japanese culture is quite different from Western culture in many ways, especially in interpersonal communications. The Japanese tend to speak and even act in a more subtle and nuanced manner than most Western people. A vague parallel might be found in a Western ...


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