Charlie and his Orchestra: German submarines

Although swing music was banned in Nazi Germany, Goebbels had a band called Charlie and His Orchestra that played nazified versions of the jazz hits of the day for foreign consumption.

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‘Churchill’s latest song’ to the tune of ‘I’m the sheikh of Araby’:

I’m afraid of Germany
Her planes are beating me
At night when I should sleep
Into the Anderson I must creep
Although I’m England’s leading man
I’m led to the cellar by ten
The leader’s in the cellars each night
That’s the only damn way I can fight.

Thanks to Trevor.

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