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A Tragic Kind of Hope

Soundly beaten in 1945, Germany gave up claims not just to Austria and the Sudeten, but Silesia and Pomerania, too. Just as thoroughly pounded that same year, Japan gave up her dreams of conquest, and seems happy with Russia owning the long-disputed island of Sakhalin/Karafuto. After Napoleon was handed his balls at Waterloo, there