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Madison asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

Many times conquering armies rape the women of the conquered nation. Why is this done?

US History WW2

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Some soldiers considered it the spoils of war, and many American soldiers convicted of rape were sent to prison during WW2.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    That's Americans. America is the devil on Earth and needs to be highly punished in a great cleansing. Descendants of the genocidal infidels and their great whore mistresses must be purged from the Earth in a storm of fire. Allah will see to it like he allowed 9/11 to happen inshallah.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Traditionally it wasn't done as a formal policy of militaries.  In fact, in WWII some armies tried to keep their men from having sex, consensual or not, with civilian women (they were afraid of venereal disease).  Rape happened a lot though basically because of the breakdown in order.  You've got guys who are being trained to violence, and put in an environment where they're told that it's okay to use force against other people.  Then you can add in the fact that they were often told that the enemy people they were fighting were bad people.  Given these things it's not surprising that sexual violence followed with armies.  I think of the late 20th century as the era when we really started seeing rape used as a deliberate tool of militaries.  Again, for many organized state sponsored armies, like the US army, it would still be a crime.  But for groups operating in more domestic conflicts it became a tool which they could use.  And the reason why is that it's a tool of terror.  You're not just killing combatants, but victimizing the civilians, including the women, who in previous  centuries rules of war were theoretically supposed to be spared violence.  Of course, why rape and not non-sexual violence?  Rape in many cases is seen as dishonoring to the victim.  In some cultures a woman who was raped can't expect to be welcomed back into her community.  So it's disruptive to communities in a way that simple murder might not be.  Rape can preserve the population but disorder the community by breaking its bonds.  In ethnic conflicts it can also serve to muddy up an enemy group's racial or ethnic unity when it results in pregnancy.   Since the victim lives on, the psychological and social trauma's of rape can be longer lasting than with murder, which causes a clean break between the victim being alive or dead, there or not there. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    It's a way you guarantee the future.

    So you don't have to keep fighting the same wars.

    Kill the men

    Rape the women

    Enslave the children 

    While erasing the enemies CULTure and HISTORY 


    Now look at AKLEBAUN 🌍

    Colonists and NEANDERTHALS did this over thousands of years.......👁️

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The Russian Army raped every woman from Prussia to Austria from 1945 to 1947 because Stalin said they could  in Prussia alone before the Russian Army reached Berlin they had raped 1,000,000 women from Babies to old women

    several women were raped 80 times in one day and Died from shock

  • snafu
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It’s a power thing.

  • 2 months ago

    Japan called them comfort women for the troops

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