The American War Bride Experience

GI Brides of World War II

1947 Jan. 13 -- Stars nd Stripes Newspaper, Europe, Mediterranean and North Africa Editions

Army Bride Ship Service Will Resume this Month

FRANKFURT, Jan. 13 – The Army’s bride ship service, which brought thousands of GI brides and babies from England to the U.S. before it was discontinued will be renewed late this month when six ships sail from Southhampton USFET announced.

The War Department decided is renew the program from England because of the “rapid decrease in commercial shipping space available.

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