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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, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Remaking the Conquering Heroes shows that American policymakers and Army officers had to confront a lawless U.S. military in the aftermath of World War II. Money laundering, theft, racial antagonism between black and white Gls, unregulated sex, high rates of venereal disease, as well as Soviet-American conflict all threatened to undermine American authority in occupied Germany. Willoughby argues that it was the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Willoughby
ISBN: 0312229518 9780312229511 0312234007 9780312234003
OCLC Number: 44777316
Description: xiii, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The historical significance of the rise of American martial tourism in Germany --
The collapse of the World War II army --
"Primarily interested 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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