A War Bride S Story

Author: Cynthia Faryon
Publisher: Amazing Stories
ISBN: 9781551539591
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A War Bride S Story from the Author: Cynthia Faryon. Gwendoline Cramer was one of the 48,000 war brides transported to Canada by the Canadian government between 1942 and 1947. Many of them were escorted across the water and handed over to their husbands with nothing more than a handsake and a cookbook. Following her heart to rural Saskatchewan, Gwen felt like a fish out of water. She couldn't milk a cow or cook with a wood stove. And then she had the in-laws to contend with...

Michi S Memories

Author: Keiko Tamura
Publisher: ANU E Press
ISBN: 1921862521
Size: 50.55 MB
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Michi S Memories from the Author: Keiko Tamura. This book tells the story of Michi, one of 650 Japanese war brides who arrived in Australia in the early 1950s. The women met Australian servicemen in post-war Japan and decided to migrate to Australia as wives and fiancées to start a new life. In 1953, when Michi reached Sydney Harbour by boat with her two Japanese-born children, she knew only one person in Australia: her husband. She did not know any English so she quickly learned her first English phrase, "I like Australia", in the car on the way from the harbour to meet her Australian family. In the last fifty years, she brought up seven children while the family moved from one part of Australia to another. Now, in her eighties, she leads a peaceful life in Adelaide, but remains active in many ways. Her voice is full of life and she looks and sounds much younger than her age.

Valentina

Author: Valentina Rushbrook
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Valentina from the Author: Valentina Rushbrook.

Paulette The Story Of A War Bride

Author: Paulette S. Kneeland
Publisher: New Generation Publishing
ISBN: 9781847487193
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Paulette The Story Of A War Bride from the Author: Paulette S. Kneeland. During the Second World War, a young French girl of Spanish descent meets an American lieutenant. They fall in love and get married, and she crosses the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the war to start her new life in the U.S., while he continues to serve in Italy, France, and Germany. She ends up in Mexico City, where her husband was born. This is the story of her family's struggle to survive during the war, and what it took for her to adapt to her new life.

War Brides

Author: Melynda Jarratt
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1770703888
Size: 79.16 MB
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War Brides from the Author: Melynda Jarratt. For thousands of young British girls, the influx of Canadian soldiers conscripted to Britain during the Second World War meant throngs of handsome young men. The result was over 48,000 marriages to Canadian soldiers alone, and a mass emigration of British women to North America and around the world in the 1940’s. For many brides, the decision to leave their family and home to move to a country thousands of miles away with a man they hardly knew brought forth ensuing happiness. For others, the outcome was much different, and the darker side of the story reveals the infidelity, domestic violence, poverty, alcoholism and divorce that many lived through. War Brides draws on original archival documents, personal correspondence, and key first hand accounts to tell the amazing story of the War Brides in their own words-and shows the love, passion, tragedy and spirit of adventure of thousand of British women.

War Brides And Rosies

Author: Barbara Ann Lambert
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466951877
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War Brides And Rosies from the Author: Barbara Ann Lambert. Nestled on the British Columbia coast, the community of Powell River sent several Canadian men and women overseas to fight in the World War II. When all was said and done, more than forty war bride families made their home in Powell River and the nearby town of Stillwater. War Brides and Rosies compiles these families' amazing stories and artfully captures the history of Powell River and Stillwater, British Columbia, during World War II. Barbara Ann Lambert recounts how the Powell River Company became a major player in war production as local girls became Rosies of the north, assembling planes for Boeing of Canada as well as running the largest pulp and paper mill in western Canada. Through their monthly newsletter, the company also became a social network. It included correspondence from Powell River's service men and women stationed around the world and news on overseas marriages. Using this resource, as well as accounts from war brides and their families, Lambert shows how these women influenced the communities and helped change the perspective of women's roles in Canadian society. Full of vivid detail, War Brides and Rosies is an important contribution to the local history of these Canadian communities.

War Brides 101 Amazing Facts You Didn T Know

Author: G Whiz
Publisher: GWhizBooks.com
ISBN: 1498911722
Size: 73.98 MB
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War Brides 101 Amazing Facts You Didn T Know from the Author: G Whiz. Did you know that Helen Bryan prefers to write early in the morning? Or, did you know that Bryan likes her coffee dark? What are the amazing facts of War Brides by Helen Bryan? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is an derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back

Japanese War Brides In America

Author: Miki Ward Crawford
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313362017
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Japanese War Brides In America from the Author: Miki Ward Crawford. Reveals the stories of nineteen Japanese war brides whose assimilation into American culture forever influenced future generations.

Tsuchino

Author: Michael J. Forrester
Publisher: American Book Classics
ISBN: 1589822250
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Tsuchino from the Author: Michael J. Forrester. "In a stunning tribute to his wife of 45 years, Michael Forrester's Tsuchino, My Japanese War Bride is a compelling narrative that gives readers history and insight into the little-known and understudied story of Japanese war brides in America. Before leaving to serve in the US military in the occupation of Japan, New York-born Irish Catholic Forrester was cautioned by his grandmother to not return home with a Japanese bride! Fortunately, Michael Forrester did not heed the warning and in 1958, he married Tsuchino Matsuo ? a strong-willed and determined woman who confounds any stereotypes readers might have had about Japanese war brides. Michael and Tsuchino's story of love transcends cultural and language barriers at a time in American history when marriage between two different races was a rare occurrence." ? Regina F. Lark, Ph.D., UCLA Center for the Study of Women and Women's Studies Programs