Hilary Kaiser's French War Brides: Mademoiselle and the American Soldier PDF

By Hilary Kaiser

Following either global battle I and II, approximately 6,500 Franco-American marriages happened among French mademoiselles and American infantrymen, be they "doughboys" or GI's. those ladies, who got here from diversified components of France and numerous history, may later go the Atlantic to affix husbands, settle in quite a few corners of the United States, endure tradition surprise, and adapt to marriage in a international land of postwar lots with various levels of luck. regardless of those problems, like many different immigrants, they obtained on with it and survived. because the compelling oral histories during this e-book express, such a lot of them did, of their personal means, reside the yank dream.

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