The Invisible War is Mind-Blowing

Kristen Harbsmeier

This week, I watched the Netflix documentary titled “The Invisible War.” It really touched me, and I feel like I should share my thoughts with you, my few followers.

Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War is an 2012 investigative documentary about one of the country’s most shameful secrets– sexual assault in the United States army. The film crew takes us into in-depth interviews with veterans of all branches of the military, most but not all of them being women.

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The veterans share their stories how they were sexually assaulted while serving. The men and women discuss the secrets behind what we know as the United States military. The survivors discuss the eye opening experiences they were forced into and how they felt they were trapped with absolutely no way out, because in many cases, the rapists were the military police, or because the person to report to was the rapist.

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