26 January 2010

A Harassed Group of Men



In the New York Times on this day in 1946:


439 GI BRIDES SAIL FOR THE U.S. TODAY; Army Officers Ask Relatives Not to Hamper Arrivals by Seeking Information


Officers of the Army's Port of Embarkation in New York--a harassed group of men whose principal concern now is the pending arrival of 60,000 GI war wives and their children--issued an appeal yesterday to husbands and relatives to lessen the Army's burden in handling the coming invasion.

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