The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

June 24, 1946 San Francisco Examiner

War Brides Arrive From Down Under
on Crowded David C. Shanks

David C. Shanks


Australian war brides are shown in the crowded lower deck compartment lots which forty-four of them were jammed on the transport David C. Shanks which docked here yesterday. The compartment is only six paces wide and eighteen paces long. Many of the girls were seasick during the voyage and had to share a single bathroom.
Assoc. Press Photo

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