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Remaking the conquering heroes : the social and geopolitical impact of the post-war American occupation of Germany

Author: John Willoughby
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2001.
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Remaking the Conquering Heroes shows that American policymakers and Army officers had to confront and take control over a lawless US military in the aftermath of World War II. Money laundering, theft, racial antagonism between black and white GIs, unregulated sex, and high rates of venereal disease threatened to undermine American authority in occupied Germany as much as Soviet-American conflict. Willoughby argues  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Willoughby, John, 1949-
Remaking the conquering heroes.
New York : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 00062605
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Willoughby
ISBN: 9780312234003 0312234007 9780312229511 0312229518 9780312299569 0312299567 9781349386253 1349386251
OCLC Number: 614720810
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 187 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Historical Significance of the Rise of American Martial Tourism in Germany * The Collapse of the World War II Army * "Primarily Invested in the German Fraulein" * The Corrosive Racial Divide * From Colony to Junior Partner * Between Boot Camp and Summer Camp * The Beginnings of Gender and Racial Inclusion in the Cold War Military Family * Remaking the Conquering Heroes; Extending American Power.
Responsibility: John Willoughby.
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Remaking the Conquering Heroes shows that American policymakers and Army officers had to confront and take control over a lawless US military in the aftermath of World War II.  Read more...

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