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Goebbels was very fond of this practice. He invented terms like Reichskristallnacht.

Do you happen to know a reference for this? According to the wikipedia article (which does not cite its source), "the prefix Reichs- (imperial) was later added (Reichskristallnacht) as a sardonic comment on the Nazis' propensity to add this prefix to various terms and titles like Reichsführer-SS or Reichsmarschall."
The same wasn't true in the US and in the UK. Their propagandists didn't lose so there was no reason to stop with that practice.

If this is the main reason, shouldn't we see the same practice in other allied nations, such as France?






The main point of Reichskristallnacht is not the "Reich" but the "kristall", which means crystal. The narrative was that all that broken glass looks really great. It looks like beautiful crystals.

The term that the German Wikipedia uses today is Novemberpogrome.

If this is the main reason, shouldn't we see the same practice in other allied nations, such as France?
The French lived under German occupation which likely tried to do propaganda to the French people.

Apart from that I don't know French to go into detail of how the French name things.
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