The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Feb. 14, 1946, Omaha World-Herald

Navy Wants Funds
to Get Wives Home

Washington – (AP)
– The Navy Wednesday asked Congress to remove existing restrictions so foreign-born wives of all naval personnel can be brought to the United States at Government expense.

Action Navy Secretary H. Struve Hensel said present law excludes the transportation costs of dependents of lower-grade navy enlisted men and of all Navy men attached to ships “whose home yards are within the United States.”

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