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Armed forces has a second, corrosive meaning when officers force themselves sexually on the women in their command. In Kirby Dick's almost unbearably powerful documentary about rape in the military, the brave women who testify onscreen argue that they were really violated twice: once by their assailants and a second time by the tough-boy network of commanders protecting this man's army. These women needed the scourging disinfectant of Dick's spotlight; it's one of the few movies that have done provable good. On April 14, three months after its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival (where it won the audience award), The Invisible War was shown to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. "Two days later," a title card informs us at the end, "he took the decision to prosecute away from commanders."