Odd ‘Akachochin’ lantern

Cheerful Akachochin lanterns are traditional Japanese lighting devices that often mark an izakaya/pub (Wiki). However, this one is from Nazi Germany
Hitler Exhibit Opens in Germany
TIME magazine
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