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A nazi symbol that was videly used by germans in and before the world war II. Adolf Hitler planned the flag in 1919 for NSDAP. It was the national flag for Germany in 1935 to 1945. After the WWII, the use of hakenkreutz was prohibited in Germany and Israel, but Neonazis still use the symbol to show off their beliefs. There is no english translation for the word "hakenkreutz", it's by German origin. In Finnish, the translation is "hakaristi".
German troops marched in the city holding swastika-flags (hakenkreutz) above their heads. It's not really the same thing(hakenkreutz -- swastika), but in the lack of a good translation...
by Roope December 26, 2008
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