Second World War
“. . . be a mother to me”
“And Goebbels has no balls at all”
A defiant dig at the allegedly ineffectual Luftwaffe
Featured in the final scene of Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove.
There are no bluebirds in Dover (American composer)
Vaughn Monroe's recording reached number one in 1943
A huge propaganda tool for the Allies
So we heil (pffft) heil (pffft) right in Der Fuehrer's Face
“Aussies and Yanks know that you're a great chap”
Re: Native American who helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima
Russian song about the Battle of Moscow
“From gory fields who never came again” (Russian)
Currently banned in Germany
Official song of the Hitler youth
References the Jewish Holocaust
By Paul Brickhill, 1950. Based on a true story; Brickhill was one of the great escapees.
Based on the book "Das Boot" by Lothar G. Buchheim, which was based on his 1941 experience as a journalist on the German submarine U-96.
Fiction but borrows from the construction of the Burma Railway in 1942-43 for its historical setting.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks
Based on a true story which was the basis of the book by Paul Brickhill - "The Great Escape". Brickhill was one of the great escapees.