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Bald Eagle Times #58 Music in WWII

To the faithful readers of the Bald Eagles Times: In contrast to the other recently published articles, this is not your typical war story. In fact, it is not even directly related to the war. It is actually a story of the evolution of music leading up to and even throughout the war. Music, it is safe to say, is what kept the nation together. It gave us a fallback which we could all enjoy, regardless of our situation in life, race, or economical status. In the future, I hope that when people look back on the 1940 's, they will remember not just the men who gave their lives so that we could be free, but also the music that was inspired by and an inspiration to these people. While many of these heroes are
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As many of you readers may not know it, I have taken the liberty of including it into this article. I myself didn 't know the words until a colleague of mine, who had the pleasure to work with the Air Core, gave them to me upon my request. So here are the lyrics to "Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Thunder." "Off we go into the wild blue yonder, climbing high into the sky, here they come zooming to meet our thunder, At em boys give er the gun (give er the gun now) Down we dive spouting our flame from under off with one helluva roar we live in fame or we go down in flame (Hey) nothing 'll stop the Army Air Core. Minds of men fashioned a crate of thunder sent it high into blue, hands of men blasted the world asunder how they lived God only knew Souls of men dreaming of skies to conquer gave us wings ever to soar. With scouts before and bombers galore (Hey) nothing 'll stop the Army Air Core. Here 's a toast to the host of those who love the vastness of the sky To a friend we send a message of his brother men who fly we drink to those who gave their all of old Then down we 'll go to score the rainbow 's pot of gold. A toast to the host of the

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