GI brides : the wartime girls who crossed the Atlantic for love / Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi.
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- ISBN: 9780062328052 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 0062328050 (pbk.) :
- Physical Description: 361 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First U.S. Edition.
- Publisher: London : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2013.
- Copyright: ©2014
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Citation/References Note:|| Bklst 09/15/2014
|Summary, etc.:|| "Worn down by years of war and hardship, girls like Sylvia, Margaret, and Gwendolyn were thrilled when American GI's arrived in Britain with their exotic accents, handsome uniforms and aura of Hollywood glamor. Others, like Rae, who distrusted the Yanks, were eventually won over by their easy charm. So when VE Day finally came, for the 70,000 women who'd become GI brides, it was tinged with sadness--it meant leaving their homeland behind to follow their husbands across the Atlantic. And the long voyage was just the beginning of an even bigger journey. Adapting to a new culture thousands of miles from home, often with a man they barely knew, was difficult-but these women survived the Blitz and could cope with anything. GI BRIDES shares the sweeping, compelling, and moving true stories of four women who gave up everything and crossed an ocean for love"-- Provided by publisher.
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