Soldier’s Morale and War Wife’s Morality: Gendered Images of Righteousness and Citizenship in Nazi Germany

@article{Joshi2015SoldiersMA,
  title={Soldier’s Morale and War Wife’s Morality: Gendered Images of Righteousness and Citizenship in Nazi Germany},
  author={Vandana Joshi},
  journal={Feministische Studien},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={229 - 245}
}
While the theme of German women’s involvement with prisoners of war during the Second World War is not new to historians, how the families of incarcerated female convicts responded to this specific gendered crime in Nazi Germany, has not been a subject of critical and historical inquiry so far. The article for the first time makes a case for soldier husbands as compassionate partners who came to the rescue of their wives languishing in police custody, prisons or penitentiary due to… Expand

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