articles tagged "France"

What Soliders Do: Sex and the American GI in WWII France

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 | A Public Affair
(Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt/Pix Inc./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Traditionally, Americans have been presented with the picture of American GIs swooping in on D-Day to rescue the French, including the forever-grateful French women. Mary Louise Roberts, a U.W. Madison French history professor, re-researches the typical portrayals of French-U.S. relations and more critically examines this idealistic picture of the “French kiss”. more »

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