The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

March 17, 1946 - Syracuse Herald Journal (Syracuse, New York)

550 More War Brides Arrive on the Saturnia

Pictures of Steve and Joyce E. Aleniese, Jean I. and Dante Spataro

Steve says it with flowers! Carrying a big handful of posies, Stephen Anteniese of Brooklyn was on hand when liner Saturnia docked in New York City, bring 550 war brides to America. He felt so happy, he bestowed on (top) Dante Spataro, wife and son; (center) Herbert Williams of McGraw, his wife and daughter. Then came big moment as his own bride Joyce, appered. Flowers and everyone else were forgotten!

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