The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Feb. 4, 2006, Omaha World-Herald

Exodus of Australia Brides
to U.S. Looms

San Francisco, Cal. (UP)
A United States Congressional act eliminating visa requirements for foreign wives and children of American service men will launch a new exodus of Australian war brides to American. Melbourne Radio said Sunday.

Berths will be available on the liners Monterey and Mariposa for ďa large numberĒ of American service menís dependents, the report said. The two ships will make regular sailing until most of the service menís dependents in Australia and New Zealand have been moved.

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