War Brides - Prologue - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Prologue

It is the spring of 1995. Alice Osbourne Lightfoot has organized a trip to England for the remaining members of the Eighth Air Force Unit, college friends from Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama, who served in Europe during World War II. Her husband Joe is a member of this unit. A native of England herself, Alice looks forward to the trip. She feels it is her duty to go back given Elsie’s letter about Frances. At Ben Gurion Airport in Israel, Tanni Zayman, her husband Bruno, and their teenage grandchildren, Chaim and Shifra, are headed to Crowmarsh Priors in England, following Elsie’s letter. Tanni is sickened by the thought of going back. Tanni believes she has suffered from postpartum depression following the birth and death of their baby back in the 1940s. She wonders if she was ever as young and...

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