When You Come Home: The True Love Story Of A Soldier's Heroism, His Wife's Sacrifice and the Resilience of America's Greatest Generation
When You Come Home The True Love Story Of A Soldier's Heroism His Wife's Sacrifice and the Resilience of America's Greatest Generation Author:Nancy Pitts The war claimed Daphne Kelley's young husband's life, but it couldn't keep Raymond -- and his abiding love -- from being with her when she needed him most. — First told in Tom Brokaw's landmark bestseller, The Greatest Generation, Daphne and Raymond Kelley's story provides what New York Times book revie... more »wer Michael Lind called, "perhaps the most compelling" love story in Brokaw's book.
Taking its title from a poem newlywed Daphne sent her soldier husband during World War II, When You Come Home tells of their young love in the heartland at the brink of war, and of the crushing uncertainty and fear as they find themselves a world apart. And when the poem comes back to Daphne -- blood-stained by Raymond's mortal wounds -- she accepts the loss. And yet, through her pain, the grieving young widow finds that her faith provides hope and healing amidst the wounds of war.« less