Taken by Force: Rape and American GIs in Europe during World War II (review)

@article{Morrow2008TakenBF,
  title={Taken by Force: Rape and American GIs in Europe during World War II (review)},
  author={John Howard Morrow},
  journal={The Journal of Military History},
  year={2008},
  volume={72},
  pages={1324 - 1324}
}
  • J. Morrow
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • The Journal of Military History
In Taken by Force, sociologist Robert Lilly penetrates the “ugly underbelly of the U.S. Army’s behavior in Europe” (p. xxii) in a detailed study of the rapes its soldiers committed in Britain, France, and Germany. Fabrice Virgili’s “Preface to the French Edition” and Dr. Peter Schrijvers’s “Foreword” also make for valuable reading, as they first broach the importance of a gendered approach to war, the atrocity of the crime of rape, then the context of rabid American racism in which the crimes… Expand