Sorry to say that I could only read half of this book - There was no emotion, all the stories were so similar a very clinical account. War broke out, went to a dance, met the man of my dreams, got married, got pregnant, said goodbye to mommy and daddy, got on a boat, met his family, built a house, settled in British Columbia.... It never tells you how they felt or how they arrived at the decisions that changed their lives forever.
The editing was poor and I found myself with many unanswered questions... Did they have happy marriages? Did they have regrets? Did they make the right decisions? If they could have done this over again would they have? Was it really love? Was it what they had expected?
This book could have been so much more, perhaps writing half the stories each in greater detail would have held my interest. I can't help but think that these brave women were so much more than a clinical account of events.
With great respect and admiration to a generation who gave us our freedom and to whom we owe so much.