The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Jan. 25, 1946

GI Brides Leaves London

English war brides

A crowd gathers at Waterloo Station, London, as brides and children of American soldiers start trip to the United States. L-R Holding babies, are Mrs. Lena Strand (husband from Boston, Mass), Mrs. Jean Bleakley (husband from Utica, Mich.) Mrs. Margaret Eldridge (husband from Chicago, Ill.), Mrs. Esme Lilian Lawrence, wife of ex-Corp. Bruce Lawrence of Fond du Lac, Wis., and Mrs Doris Wagar (with hand on Boy’s shoulder (husband from Michigan.

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