Women Supporting Women. Collecting Stories of war brides who left their homeland for the love of a soldier. Please sharing your story about what life was like during war time and after. What life was like in your new homeland? Was your soldier all the things he told you he was? What was life like living with strangers? What were some of the heartaches that you or your family member endure? Did you ever returned to your homeland? What life was like for your children?