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Rape is often a big, if under-reported, factor in war. It used to be that raping and pillaging was one of the reasons for going to war, that is, it was seen as a quasi-reward for victory, an incentive of sorts. This topic is generally avoided in most history textbooks I've come across -- they all want to sanitize the subject.--Thomas Wright Sulcer 04:23, 4 April 2010 (UTC)



  • a crop
  • a traditional division in at least 1 English county (forget which)

Peter Jackson 14:26, 17 January 2012 (UTC)