Sex, Gender, and World War II

Marie Louise Roberts explores gender and sexuality among American soldiers serving in France during the Second World War in a new book entitled, What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France.

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Roberts is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she studies gender relations in modern French history.

NPR interviews Roberts about the book.

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