French War Brides: Mademoiselle and the American Soldier

French War Brides Mademoiselle and the American Soldier Following both World War I and II about Franco American marriages took place between French mademoiselles and American soldiers be they doughboys or GI s These women who came from different p

  • Title: French War Brides: Mademoiselle and the American Soldier
  • Author: Hilary Kaiser
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Following both World War I and II, about 6,500 Franco American marriages took place between French mademoiselles and American soldiers, be they doughboys or GI s These women, who came from different parts of France and diverse background, would later cross the Atlantic to join husbands, settle in various corners of America, suffer culture shock, and adapt to marriage inFollowing both World War I and II, about 6,500 Franco American marriages took place between French mademoiselles and American soldiers, be they doughboys or GI s These women, who came from different parts of France and diverse background, would later cross the Atlantic to join husbands, settle in various corners of America, suffer culture shock, and adapt to marriage in a foreign land of postwar plenty with varying degrees of success Despite these difficulties, like many other immigrants, they got on with it and survived As the compelling oral histories in this book show, most of them did, in their own way, live the American dream.

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