The Greatest Generation

Review of Mary Louise Roberts, What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France (University of Chicago Press, 2013), xii + 351 pgs., hardcover. Another D-Day (June 6) celebration on has come and gone. It has been ten years since I posted this on the LRC blog: According to an article about Antony Beevor’s new book, D-Day, 20,000 French civilians were killed within three months of the D-Day landing. Some villages in Normandy only recently began having D-Day celebrations. What? How ungrateful these people were for the “hundreds of tons of bombs destroying entire cities and … Continue reading The Greatest Generation