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23rd Sep '16 4:12:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/TheAfricanQueen''. While attempting to blow up a German warship in the middle of WorldWarI, Rose and Charlie fall in love. They get captured by Germans, and just before they are to be hanged, they ask the captain of the ship to [[MarriedAtSea marry them]], so they can at least die as husband and wife.

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* ''Film/TheAfricanQueen''. While attempting to blow up a German warship in the middle of WorldWarI, UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, Rose and Charlie fall in love. They get captured by Germans, and just before they are to be hanged, they ask the captain of the ship to [[MarriedAtSea marry them]], so they can at least die as husband and wife.
4th Sep '16 1:14:03 PM nombretomado
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* In ''[[AnneOfGreenGables Rilla of Ingleside]]'', Rilla's friend Miranda gets married to her fiancé Joe before the latter has to ship out in WorldWarOne.

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* In ''[[AnneOfGreenGables ''[[Literature/AnneOfGreenGables Rilla of Ingleside]]'', Rilla's friend Miranda gets married to her fiancé Joe before the latter has to ship out in WorldWarOne.
29th Jul '16 9:27:28 PM lavendermintrose
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* In ''Anime/RomeoXJuliet'', [[spoiler: Cordelia and Benvolio]], two members of LaResistance, get married during their revolution, shortly before the final battle.
26th Jun '16 1:46:44 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''A Song of Fire and Ice'': So much. Considering that pretty much the whole story is set in war, it makes sense.

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* ''A Song of Fire and Ice'': ''Literature/ASongOfFireAndIce'': So much. Considering that pretty much the whole story is set in war, it makes sense.
26th Jun '16 1:44:09 PM Morgenthaler
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The WartimeWedding is a great way to put a HopeSpot in the middle of a story in order to lighten the mood, considering that among other things, a marriage symbolizes love and unity, reminding the characters in the universe that things such as happiness still exist.

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The WartimeWedding Wartime Wedding is a great way to put a HopeSpot in the middle of a story in order to lighten the mood, considering that among other things, a marriage symbolizes love and unity, reminding the characters in the universe that things such as happiness still exist.
24th Jun '16 5:58:58 AM Morgenthaler
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** Later on, Scarlett seduces her sister's fiancé Frank Kennedy for his money to be able to pay Tara's taxes. She gives birth to his daughter, and soon he's shot during a Ku Klux Klan raid.

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** Later on, Scarlett seduces her sister's fiancé Frank Kennedy for his money to be able to pay Tara's taxes. She gives birth to his daughter, and soon he's shot during a Ku Klux Klan raid.



* In ''[[AnneOfGreenGables Rilla of Ingleside]]'', Rilla's friend Miranda gets married to her fiancé Joe before the latter has to ship out in WorldWarOne.

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* In ''[[AnneOfGreenGables Rilla of Ingleside]]'', Rilla's friend Miranda gets married to her fiancé Joe before the latter has to ship out in WorldWarOne.



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* ''Series/MagnificentCentury'': When Süleyman invades Hungary.

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* While less prevalent in the present day, soldiers who marry immediately before a deployment often do so for the very pragmatic reason that spouses may be entitled to benefits if the soldier should die on duty, while girlfriends, boyfriends, sweethearts, and "live-in friends" get nothing.

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* While less prevalent in the present day, soldiers who marry immediately before a deployment often do so for the very pragmatic reason that spouses may be entitled to benefits if the soldier should die on duty, while girlfriends, boyfriends, sweethearts, and "live-in friends" get nothing.nothing.

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31st May '16 11:40:57 AM Specialist290
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* When the US still had a draft married men would be moved at the bottom of the preference list just above married men with children. When this policy was about to be rescinded during the Vietnam War there was a large rush of couples marrying at the last minute.

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* When the US still had a draft married men would be moved at the bottom of the preference list just above married men with children. When this policy was about to be rescinded during the Vietnam War there was a large rush of couples marrying at the last minute.minute.
* While less prevalent in the present day, soldiers who marry immediately before a deployment often do so for the very pragmatic reason that spouses may be entitled to benefits if the soldier should die on duty, while girlfriends, boyfriends, sweethearts, and "live-in friends" get nothing.
13th Apr '16 8:58:27 PM DrOO7
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* ''Theatre/MissSaigon''. During the last days of UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar, Chris and Kim fall madly in love after one night and quickly move in together. They celebrate with an unofficial wedding, with him making it clear that they will make it official once they return to the US. Unfortunately, they are separated during the chaos of the fall of Saigon. He's forced to leave without her, while she's left behind to give birth to their son.
27th Mar '16 8:27:11 PM nombretomado
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* There are several examples in ''DowntonAbbey'', which takes place in part during WWI:

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* There are several examples in ''DowntonAbbey'', ''Series/DowntonAbbey'', which takes place in part during WWI:
19th Mar '16 2:15:36 AM Hossmeister
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