Almost 40 years after V-E Day, 300 ladies who nevertheless think about on their own as war brides and their husbands as Yanks gathered right here for the meeting that is historic the Queen Mary, among the troop ships that became ”bride vessels” after World War II.
All of the brides had been British created and several got their glimpse that is first of nation through the decks for the Queen Mary, now a resort and tourist attraction moored within the harbor right right here, simply south of Los Angeles. ”we’d our baby that is own boom” stated Patricia Sullivan, a widow from Orlando, Fla., whom traveled to your gathering in a wheelchair. ”There were clotheslines stretched the size of this ship with nappies drying within the wind. Continue reading WAR BRIDES GATHER IN A MARRIED RELATIONSHIP OF NOSTALGIA AND RESEARCH