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World War, 1939-1945; Letter writing; United States. Army
Davis introduces a "clever poem" that was in the Munich Paper. It is a satire saying that all Nazis are rats leaving the sinking ship. Translation of the poem. Newspaper clipping titled "46 Are Feared Dead in Blast".
Cpl. Robert D Davis 18107121
G237, Co F, 3rd MGR.
% Pm. N. Y.
Xmas at Ingolstadt
U.S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE 9 DEC 26 1945
Mrs. R.L. Davis
Dear Folks: This is a rough translation of a clever poem that appeared in the Munich paper. It is a satire on the fact that all Nazis are rats leaving the sinking ship. Everyone “had” to join, or was “secretly” opposed.
The Old Song:
What do I have to experience now?
There never was such a thing as the Party!
Also there were no Nazis,
Because nobody was a member.
“People only thought I was,”
“I have only had to superficially join up.”
Tones every one of those wonderful figures, from heaving HERO’S breasts.
What do I have to hear next?
Only what I always thought:
There never was anything so cowardly, as the Nazis without power!