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NZ Brides for America

War brides item starts 3 min 35 secs into this video.

New Zealand war brides farewell family and friends as they prepare to board a ship to the United States to join their American husbands. Almost 1500 New Zealand women married American servicemen during the Second World War.


Archives New Zealand
Reference: Weekly Review No. 162, 1944
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