The Greatest Generation of Rapists

Review of Aaron Hiltner, Taking Leave, Taking Liberties: American Troops on the World War II Home Front (University of Chicago Press, 2020), vi + 285 pgs. They are called the greatest generation. They came of age during the Great Depression and went to fight the Nazis and the Japs in World War II. They were the greatest generation, but it is not just fighting that they were great at. Just after the D-Day anniversary in 2019, I reviewed another University of Chicago Press book titled What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France, by Mary … Continue reading The Greatest Generation of Rapists