The Origins of the US Army’s Korean Comfort Women (1)
By Ch’oe Kil-song,
AbstractAbstract: The Origins of the US Army's Korean Comfort Women (HEART PRESS)
By Choi Kilsung,
This book was written by a Korean professor, who experienced the Korean War when he was ten years old. He lived in a village about 40 kilometers north of Seoul when the Korean War erupted. He encountered the goings-on of the liberators-to-be US-led UN Army. They perpetrated dreadful acts of sexual violence against women in the village. The only solution open the residents to solve this problem was to accept prostitution in the village.
The author stresses that this is the story of the US Army's comfort women, a story which neither Japan, Korea nor international society can ignore when discussing the comfort women problem. Based on his own experiences, the author discusses war, sex and prostitution from a wide range of viewpoints.