war bride

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war bride

A woman who marries a serviceman—often one from another country—in wartime. I was a war bride. I met your father when he was stationed in Germany, where my family was living at the time, and we married soon after.
See also: bride, war
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Projects since have included award-winning play Closer and movies Sunset Strip, The War Bride, Me Without You, Goal
THE WAR BRIDE BBC2, 12pm A cockney seamstress marries a Canadian serviceman after a whirlwind romance in London during the Second World War.
THE WAR BRIDE BBC2 12NOON (Not N Ireland; Scotland, Wales: 12noon Friday) Anna Friel marries a Canadian soldier in Blitzed London and is packed off to Alberta.
This year marks the 65th anniversary of the war bride sailings, which took more than 4,0 British and European women and their 21,0 children, to Canada, as the wives of Canadian service personnel they had met in World War II.
Anna Lewis, aged 38, of Allesley Old Road, Chapelfields, won first prize last year for her piece, The War Bride, and is entering the sporting life section this year.
That sisterhood was officially acknowledged when 2006 was recognized as the Year of the War Bride in most Canadian provinces.
10) Indeed, the role of the war bride at home is to set aside grief and "carry on" single-handedly, as Eowyn does in her watch over her people, preserving as closely as possible the status quo.
After leaving the confines of Brookside Close in 1995, the Rochdale-born actress decided to make her mark on the film world and starred in several movies, notably Land Girls, Rogue Trader, Mad Cows and The War Bride.
Although filming Watermelon required a tight four-week schedule, it seems to have been an enjoyable experience for Friel who relished a more light-hearted role after the heavyweight parts she's had in recent films, such as Me Without You and The War Bride.
We all ducked for cover when the shooting started in Windtalkers, then came the limp and disappointing Charlotte Grey, The War Bride, Hart's War and Two Men Went To War.
The glamorous young starlet needed the support of her man for a party to celebrate the release of her latest movie The War Bride on Monday.
He was a romeo who fell in love with, and eventually married, a 20-year- old German girl who came home as the war bride of his young nephew, Sergeant Harry Whateley.
In addition to Captain Wright, also in attendance to send off the war bride group was Sir Alan Collins, British Consul-General of New York, who said, "I was honoured to meet the war brides and their families aboard one of Britain's finest ships, Queen Mary 2.
HOW come Anna Friel, star of the new film The War Bride never went into the music world like other soap stars?
HHHH THE WAR BRIDE CERT PG 108 MINS During the last (hopefully) World War, many British girls married American and Canadian servicemen and, classified as war brides, were allowed to emigrate to their husband's home countries.