Every once in a while, relationships can feel like a warzone and even the smallest everyday stresses can take their toll. But what effect does a real war have on the relationships of our soldiers? How do their responsibilities at home stack up to those of soldiers marching off to war during WWII?
Examine the charts to see if men or women are more likely to get divorced. Which branch has the most marriages? The most divorces? Are women or men more likely to be widowed? How do we compare to 1940 or 1950?
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Source: Data.gov, U.S. Census Bureau, National Archives