The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

Feb. 6, 2006, Omaha World-Herald

Ready for Emergency

Chubby one year old James Devercelly doesn’t mind life jacket drill on the Queen Mary. He’s aboard the liner en route with his British mother to New York and a reunion with his American father Sgt. Ed Devercelly.
(NOTE: James and his mother Rose arrived in N.Y. on Feb. 10th on the Queen Mary from St Neots, Hunts, England)

Getting acquainted with their cabins aboard Queen Mary are two Brits wives of American GIs and their children. L to R. Mrs. Rhoda Gardner and LeRoy 14 mos., wife and son of PO Owen Carl Gardner [of Cincinnati, Ohio] and Russell, 14 mos., and Dorothy, wife and son of ex PO Sammie Gerace, Plaquemine, La.

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