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GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love
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[United States] : HarperCollins, 2014.
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They left everything behind to follow their hearts. . . . True stories that illuminate the experiences of British war brides in America after World War II American soldiers stationed in the UK came away winning more than just a war, they also won the hearts of young women across Britain. At the end of World War II, more than 70,000 GI brides followed the men they'd married-men they barely knew-to begin a new life in the United States. Meet four of these women: Sylvia Bradley, a loyal, bright-eyed optimist Rae Brewer, a resourceful, quick-witted tomboy Margaret Boyle, an English beauty who faced down every challenge Gwendolyn Rowe, a brave woman ahead of her time Though all made the bold choice to leave family and the world they knew, the journey each experienced was unique-ranging from romantic to heartbreaking. Fascinating and unforgettable, GI Brides pays homage to these brave women, propelled by love and hope, who embarked on an adventure that would change their lives.

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They left everything behind to follow their hearts. . . . True stories that illuminate the experiences of British war brides in America after World War II American soldiers stationed in the UK came away winning more than just a war, they also won the hearts of young women across Britain. At the end of World War II, more than 70,000 GI brides followed the men they'd married-men they barely knew-to begin a new life in the United States. Meet four of these women: Sylvia Bradley, a loyal, bright-eyed optimist Rae Brewer, a resourceful, quick-witted tomboy Margaret Boyle, an English beauty who faced down every challenge Gwendolyn Rowe, a brave woman ahead of her time Though all made the bold choice to leave family and the world they knew, the journey each experienced was unique-ranging from romantic to heartbreaking. Fascinating and unforgettable, GI Brides pays homage to these brave women, propelled by love and hope, who embarked on an adventure that would change their lives.
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Barrett, D. (2014). GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. [United States], HarperCollins.

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Barrett, Duncan. 2014. GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. [United States], HarperCollins.

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Barrett, Duncan, GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. [United States], HarperCollins, 2014.

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Barrett, Duncan. GI Brides: The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love. [United States], HarperCollins, 2014.

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