Promise You'll Take Care Of My Daughter : The Remarkable War Brides Of World War II

Promise You'll Take Care Of My Daughter : The Remarkable War Brides Of World War II

Book - 1992
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Publisher: Toronto Stoddart Publishing 1992
ISBN: 9780773725706
0773725709
Characteristics: 229p. : ill

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Ben Wick's constant commentary before each submission by the war bride is disruptive and does not really add to the emotion and heroism of these stories. I learned a lot. I did not realize that some women were sent back to UK for fraternizing with men on the ships on their way to meet their husbands. And conditions for mothers with babies were really bad. The wife who fainted when she met her new in-laws in full regalia in their indigenous dress was funny and sad... she went back home. Canadian soldiers were not always honest about what their bride would be coming to. But by using this choppy format, the authors has not done justice to the stories these women have to tell.

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