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GI Brides - The Wartime Girls Who Crossed the Atlantic for Love

Duncan Barrett

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Description:

They left everything behind to follow their hearts. . . . True stories that illuminate the experiences of British war brides in America after World War II American soldiers stationed in the UK came away winning more than just a war, they also won the hearts of young women across Britain. At the end of World War II, more than 70,000 GI brides followed the men they'd married-men they barely knew-to begin a new life in the United States. Meet four of these women: Sylvia Bradley, a loyal, bright-eyed optimist Rae Brewer, a resourceful, quick-witted tomboy Margaret Boyle, an English beauty who faced down every challenge Gwendolyn Rowe, a brave woman ahead of her time Though all made the bold choice to leave family and the world they knew, the journey each experienced was unique-ranging from romantic to heartbreaking. Fascinating and unforgettable, GI Brides pays homage to these brave women, propelled by love and hope, who embarked on an adventure that would change their lives.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Nuala Calvi, Tania Rodrigues

Length:

11h 6m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:15


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:46


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:07


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

18:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

25:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:05


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

13:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

14:09


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:59


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:57


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

31:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

20:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:23


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:15


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:27


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

24:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

24:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

22:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:19


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

29:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

34:00


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

20:49


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

21:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:46


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:27