4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Alot of them refuse to face Japan's past much like Germany
- Young Germans believed people let it happened and that they should have risen up against the Nazis and Hitler.
- "We did commit atrocities, we did impose our national will, we were colonialists/ imperialists just like Britain and other nations were and just like them we stopped. We are no better or worse or different from any other major nations. We know it was wrong and its done.
- Germany Occupied by West and Soviet Allies; East =Soviet Communist West = West (Britain and France) - democratic/capitalistic
3 True/False questions
2 events that changed nature of the world after 1945 → Extreme Nationalism, Japan is like other nations, Japan was purified by punishment.
Japan Memory WWII - Purified by Punishment → Yes, Japan committed atrocities of various sorts during WWII, but Japan was punished in a way that doesn't happen anywhere else with the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings
Collective Memory → the group of stories that a group of people tell themselves about the past