The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Collections

A collection of Poems, Stories and other related War Bride Issues

Poem - Red Cross role in helping war brides

Poem - A War Brides Soliloquy by J. Danny Arntsen
Poem - Exile in New York by an English War Bride
English WB Joan Greenham Showfety
A PDF collection of Transport items
Make Do and Mend
Eating For Victory
Poem - The Englishman’s Lament
When USASOS Moved to Brisbane – or on the Ball
Poem - My Home is in the Southland
by English War Bride, Evelyn Haggen
Poem - Seasick
Poem - War Bride Poetry For Love
by Rebecca Ives
Poem - Down Argentina Way
Poem - They're Playing Our Song
by a Scottish war bride, Joan Waterfield

Poem - Bridal Train
by Waifs
The Christmas Goose
by Edith Wallace
Poetry of Love
by Rebecca Ives
Austrian talks about the GIs
Insight on what these young women and men thought about our GIs.
Near village of Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Bovingdon Airfield
2/2006 - Florida War Brides Reunion
What Americans Thought of the German War Brides
by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt
War Bride's Guide to the USA
Good Housekeeping
A Bride's Guide to the U.S.A
The Glossary
Love, War & an Act of Congress
5 part series by Katy Muldoon. She interviewed Barbara Brisbin, Angela Barnett, Joan Patterson and Sunny Sansing
1945 - Lurline - Menu
Jorgen Nielsen -- Male War Bride
The Story of Taps
English Humor - 'KNOCK ME UP WHEN YOU GET HERE'
by Joan Bielty
Barrington Stages 'Tea' send five women on a journey
by Jeffrey Borak
Interviews With Montana War Brides
by Jodie Foley
Saga of War Brides The World Friendship Club of Eureka, CA

Heroines
by Mono V. D'Angelo
The French War Brides in Houston
by John S. Ambler
Ellis Island Interviews
by Peter Morton Goan
Act of Grace
Foreign News - Jul. 25, 1955
Overpaid, Oversexed, Over Here
by George J. Church, Times Magazine, May 28, 1984
Nazareth house Orphanage, Lancester, England
by May Pigrum of Melbourne, Australia.
Part Japanese, part American, Daughter of a War Bride
by Kayla Koeber Brown

On The Web

(These links are on the internet)

Trans-Atlantic love: the war brides' story
A new exhibition in Berlin tells the story of the German women and American soldiers
Traveling with the G.I. Brides
A former stewardess remembers working on the liners going to New York taking the GI brides over to their new families in America.
G.I Brides from Burtonwood
Travelling with the G.I. Brides
A former stewardess remembers working on the liners going to New York taking the GI brides over to their new families in America.
Sleeping With the Enemy
German Fräuleins and their GI boyfriends proved you can't ban love.
Russell Donnell, son of a Australia War Bride
wants to become mayor.
His father was stationed in Australia and his mother was an "Australia war bride." He was born in Ipswich, Queensland in Australia. ...

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