Howdy Tosefta; However, when Germany had completely evacuated all of her armed forces from those territories in the fall of 1944, not even the Tribunal claimed that Germany was still the occupying power because the very act of complete withdrawal relinquishes the hostile army's established authority there; thus, condition 1) fails and so does the state of occupation. The exercise of authority whether actual or potential (i.e., "effective control") is a separate issue and is contingent on the establishment of authority being a given reality on the ground and not a theoretical possibility of an army which is no longer there.
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