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Old 2012-07-30, 16:11   Link #54
Revolutionist
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Originally Posted by ReddyRedWolf View Post
Claiming to be following orders did not spare war criminals from being convicted.

Heck Germany and Japan's cultural mindsets had to be broken. Now Germany is reluctant to join NATO in actions like Libya. Japan reserves it military for self defense only. Not to mention they became a non-religious society after the emperor Hirohito declard himself not divine.
only the higher ups that were politically convenient to prosecute ever so court. Emperor Hiroito for example did not get prosecuted for war crimes even though he was responsible for all the atrocities the Japanese Imperial Army committed throughout Asia.
Many war criminals also made deals with the US and USSR in exchange for their knowledge and expertise.
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