Top 10 Songs About WWI and WWIIMetal_Treasure
The Top Ten
This is the opening line "Auschwitz, the meaning of pain".
Auschwitz was a concentration and extermination camp in Poland built and operated by Nazi Germany during World War II. - Metal_Treasure
Lyrics are based on the novel Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, which is about World War I. - Metal_Treasure
Lyrics are written from the viewpoint of a British RAF pilot fighting against the German Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1940), the first military engagement to be fought entirely with aircraft. - Metal_Treasure
It's about WW II and Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania (then part of the USSR) during WW II who defied government orders by signing exit visas for thousands of Jewish refugees. - Metal_Treasure
about WW I - Metal_Treasure
This was the most popular song of the French Resistance during WWII. Not very modern (this version is from 1943), but this song contributed to history and became almost like a second national anthem. - Lotuscandy
Ira Hamilton Hayes was a Native American and a United States Marine who was one of the six flag raisers immortalized in the iconic photograph of the flag raising on Iwo Jima during World War II. - Metal_Treasure
A German metal band wrote a song about The Battle of Stalingrad, WW II. - Metal_Treasure
It's about WW II and the D day (June 6, 1944). On this day Allied forces invaded northern France in Normandy. - Metal_Treasure
English adaptation of La Complainte du Partisan (not to be confused with Le Chant des Partisans) which is also a 1943 song about the French Resistance in World War II. - Lotuscandy
It is about Audie Murphy and his post-traumatic stress disorder. He was a WW II hero from Kingston, Texas. - Metal_Treasure
It’s an anti-war song. Enola Gay was the name of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, which released the first Atom bomb "Little Boy" on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945. - Lotuscandy
The whole album has WWI for theme. The singer/songwriter said he drew his inspiration from Guillaume Apollinaire's writings about the war and from letters which the young soldiers sent to their family during WWI. I also like the video for the song, which contains images from that time. - Lotuscandy
Based on the Normandy Landings which was regarded by Erwin Rommel as "the longest day."
Lyrics to this sad and lilting traditional folk song in fact have a hidden meaning that symbolizes the Jews being led to slaughter.