Although the years from 1939 to 1945 were full of tragedy, that didn’t stop plenty of couples from tying the knot. In fact, it may have encouraged premature nuptials as soldiers wanted to protect their sweethearts financially during World War Two.
A non-traditional wedding could be perfect for a couple trying to break the norm. In days gone by, of course, marriages were for convenience of connection rather than for love. In fact it is only relatively recently that we see love as a requirement for tying the knot.