Songs of WW-II

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Songs of WW-II

Post  pinhedz on Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:57 am

"The tanks rumbled across the field ...." and then bad things happened.

If you watch the singer, you don't need to understand Russian.

But at 2:26 the young commander's aged mother begins to weep:


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Post  pinhedz on Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:52 pm

The soldiers are saying: "When you see her, you'll see that she's even more beautiful than in the movies."


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Post  pinhedz on Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:55 pm

Just so you'll know, that was not the real Lidiya Ruslanova.

This is the real Lidiya Ruslanova:


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Post  pinhedz on Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:08 pm

And she made it all the way to Berlin:


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Post  pinhedz on Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:44 pm

Here is Lidiya Ruslanova's signature tune (that tells about the girl waiting back at home):


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Post  pinhedz on Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:19 pm

There now are clips of the real Lidiya on that very truck, as well as other venues:








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