Canada: EXTERNAL AFFAIRS: Home to Mother

HEARTBREAK SHIP HERE ONCE MORE:

BRIDES AGAIN BACK FROM CANADA

In this doleful headline, the Liverpool Daily Post last week welcomed back 50 English war brides, who had tried life in Canada and found it wanting. As the liner Cavina was warped into the Liverpool dock through dank, grey mist, the homesick homecomers clutched their children and wept.

Later they marched off for joyous dockside reunions with friends and families. Keynoted one bride: "I felt the damp go right through me, and I said to myself, 'That's old England.' Am I glad to see...

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