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Old 08-16-2009, 02:20 AM
Status: "Studying my silver linings playbook" (set 19 days ago)
 
Location: West Los Angeles
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Default What's Your Favorite WWII Song?

My favorite is 'Tank Song', AKA Panzerlied.


YouTube - Panzerlied
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Old 08-16-2009, 04:12 AM
 
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The boggy woggy bugle boy of comapny B;andrew sisters.
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Old 08-16-2009, 04:21 AM
 
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hey hey you guys, wait .........


YouTube - "Lili Marleen" (Lale Andersen, 1942 [English Version])



http://www.istrianet.org/istria/musi...li-marleen.htm


ps. i would rather not romanticize war.

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Old 08-16-2009, 04:27 AM
 
Location: Colchester, Vt
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"Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive". The music was written by Harold Arlen and the lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It wasn't a song about the war, but it was written during the war.
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Old 08-16-2009, 04:38 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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The first two that come to mind. There are many more, of course. I was raised by WW2 parents, so I'm no stranger to this stuff:




YouTube - Anne Shelton - I'll be Seeing You - 1944










YouTube - We'll meet again Vera Lynn
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Old 08-16-2009, 04:44 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Duplicate

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Old 08-16-2009, 05:20 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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If it's a vote, I'm casting mine for "The Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B."
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Old 08-16-2009, 07:15 AM
 
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St. Louis Blues March


YouTube - St Louis Blues March - Ray McKinley Drums with The USAF Ambassadors.
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Old 08-16-2009, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Universal City, Texas
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Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition


YouTube - Praise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition - Harry Kaye

Praise The Lord & Pass The Ammunition - Harry Kaye






















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Old 08-16-2009, 01:09 PM
 
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(There will be) Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover.

There'll be bluebirds over the white cliffs of Dover
Tomorrow, just you wait and see
There'll be love and laughter and peace ever after
Tomorrow when the world is free
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