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Japanese psychological warfare operations were modeled on campaigns conducted by the British in World War I and the Germans in World War II. The Germans established a branch of their propaganda ministry in Japan, which resulted in close psychological warfare collaboration between these two Axis powers. As a result, their propaganda themes, such as both nations having divine or semidivine rulers and being populated by super races whose destiny was to rule the world, were strikingly parallel.


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Copyright © 2001 From World War II in the Pacific: An Encyclopedia by Stanley Sandler. Reproduced by permission of Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, a division of Informa plc.

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