A collection of lyrics for songs as sung by WWI soldiers .

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" Aprds la guerre fini Soldat Anglais partee, M'selle Frongsay boko pleury, Aprds la guerre fini."
The soldier has in reality very few songs ; he has many choruses which get worth from the mood that inspires them and the emotions which they evoke. None will outlast the turmoil in which they originĀ­ated ; having weathered the leaden storms of war, their vibrant strains will be choked and smothered in atmospheres of Peace. " These 'ere songs are no good in England," my friend Rifleman Bill Teake remarks. " They 'ave too much guts in them."
When I said I wanted to dedicate " Soldier Songs " to you I did not then anticipate inflicting upon you so lengthy