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Roses of Picardy (Original Post) struggle4progress Jun 2014 OP
Oh it's a lovely war struggle4progress Jun 2014 #1
Hello, Central? Give me no man's land struggle4progress Jun 2014 #2
A Soldier's Farewell. Xipe Totec Jun 2014 #3
She's good struggle4progress Jun 2014 #8
Would you rather be a colonel with an eagle on your shoulder struggle4progress Jun 2014 #4
My dream of the big parade struggle4progress Jun 2014 #5
Don't take my darling boy away struggle4progress Jun 2014 #6
I'm forever blowing bubbles struggle4progress Jun 2014 #7
There's a long long trail struggle4progress Jun 2014 #9
Keep the home fires burning struggle4progress Jun 2014 #10
you might enjoy the facebook group on ... grasswire Jun 2014 #11
Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try to look up the page struggle4progress Jun 2014 #13
Somewhere in France struggle4progress Jun 2014 #12
Send Me Away With A Smile struggle4progress Jun 2014 #14
They Didn't Believe Me struggle4progress Jun 2014 #15
On the road to Mandalay struggle4progress Jun 2014 #16
The last long mile struggle4progress Jun 2014 #17
Will ye go tae Flanders? struggle4progress Jun 2014 #18
Georgie McCrae struggle4progress Jun 2014 #19
When This Lousy War is Over struggle4progress Jun 2014 #20
When This Bloody War is Over struggle4progress Jun 2014 #27
Hanging on the old barbed wire struggle4progress Jun 2014 #21
From Severn, by the Somme struggle4progress Jun 2014 #22
Christmas in the trenches struggle4progress Jun 2014 #23
The rose of no man's land struggle4progress Jun 2014 #24
Au Revoir But Not Goodbye Soldier Boy struggle4progress Jun 2014 #25
Lloyd George's Beer struggle4progress Jun 2014 #26
Take me back to dear old Blighty struggle4progress Jun 2014 #28
Daisy Bell struggle4progress Jun 2014 #29
Goodbyeee struggle4progress Jun 2014 #30
Salonika struggle4progress Jun 2014 #31
Some French songs from the Great War aint_no_life_nowhere Jun 2014 #32
Thanks! Those are interesting struggle4progress Jun 2014 #33
Gethsemane struggle4progress Jun 2014 #34
They were only playing leapfrog... malthaussen Jun 2014 #35
Yeah, I gotta try to see that movie! struggle4progress Jun 2014 #36

struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
1. Oh it's a lovely war
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 08:57 PM
Jun 2014
... oh oh oh it's a lovely war
who wouldn't be a soldier eh?
oh it's a shame to take the pay
as soon as reveille has gone
we feel just as heavy as lead
but we never get up till the sergeant brings our breakfast up to bed ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
2. Hello, Central? Give me no man's land
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:02 PM
Jun 2014
... Hello Central?
Give me no man’s land
My Daddy’s there
My Mama told me ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
4. Would you rather be a colonel with an eagle on your shoulder
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:07 PM
Jun 2014
... I'd rather be a private than a colonel in the army
A private has more fun
When his day's work is done
and when he goes on hikes,
in every town he strikes
girls discover him
and just smother him
with things he likes ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
5. My dream of the big parade
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:11 PM
Jun 2014
... millions of cooties crawling around
pieces of shrapnel
pieces of shell
many a cross
where somebody fell
fighting and fighting a horrible war
and God only knows what you're fighting it for ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
6. Don't take my darling boy away
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:16 PM
Jun 2014
... don't take my darling boy away from me
don't send him off to war
you took his father and brothers three
now you've come back for more ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
7. I'm forever blowing bubbles
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:25 PM
Jun 2014
... I'm forever blowing bubbles
pretty bubbles in the air
They fly so high
nearly reach the sky
then like my dreams
they fade and die ...


struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
13. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try to look up the page
Mon Jun 23, 2014, 09:58 PM
Jun 2014

But if it requires Facebook registration, it'll remain opaque to me, because I won't register there



struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
33. Thanks! Those are interesting
Tue Jun 24, 2014, 07:29 PM
Jun 2014
... We won the war
Hey! ya think we got them?
Madelon, ah, pour us a drink
and don't water it down ...

struggle4progress

(118,379 posts)
34. Gethsemane
Wed Jun 25, 2014, 01:57 AM
Jun 2014
The Garden called Gethsemane
In Picardy it was,
And there the people came to see
The English soldiers pass.
We used to pass - we used to pass
Or halt, as it might be,
And ship our masks in case of gas
Beyond Gethsemane ...


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