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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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Elizah Jackson as The War Bride, struts her stuff in Coventry's Upper Precinct (above), and (left) Adam Matthews as a Curator.
In the 1970s, war bride organizations sprung up or were revived all over Canada.
Little different is the climate of the Second World War; the term "war bride" surfaced repeatedly in the media, in movies like I Was a Male War Bride (1949), starring Cary Grant, and in popular radio shows, like "Fibber McGee and Molly.
Our household signed up for Showtime, no doubt sinking me and my cultural war bride in a Homeland Security counterinsurgency data mine somewhere.
Zhu Yushi, the alleged murderer, was a twenty-seven-year-old war bride.
The 1900s domestic servant working for an upper-class Anglo-Irish family in the Bay of Plenty outlined the value of business, regional and school histories, and biographical studies; the WWI English war bride newly arrived in the Dominion, described statistical, official and war-related publications and the value of an early 20th-century Cyclopedia for its insights into the social structure of country towns.
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.
Olga Rains, War Bride from The Netherlands, who arrived in Canada 24 August 1946
Coincidentally, one such war bride, who was a nurse, was prominently featured in The Women of Fogo Island .
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.
Joyce's mom had come to Canada as a baby with her own mom, a war bride ofWWI, and had lost contact with her family in England.
September 19, 1917 Stories from the ECHO during the war years A CHARMING young war bride, two months married and resident in a Liverpool suburb, has had an alarming experience.
As the Burma-China War escalated, she traveled as a War Bride from Calcutta to Bombay, India to begin a transatlantic journey on the S.
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.