It was the song they sang as they marched to the trenches. “We’re Here Because We’re Here.” It was sung to the tune of Auld Lang Syne, a sardonic joke sung in full-throated defiance of death. “We’re here because we’re here because we’re here because we’re here.”
But underlying that song there is a question: a question to which the song gives no answer, stark in its simplicity. “Why are we here?”
http://cjstone.hubpages.com/hub/Were-Here-Because-Were-Here
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" But the song that summed up the First World War the best was the simplest one of all."
Says it all really.”
- Horrible Histories: The Frightful First World War

It was the song they sang as they marched to the trenches. “We’re Here Because We’re Here.” It was sung to the tune of Auld Lang Syne, a sardonic joke sung in full-throated defiance of death. “We’re here because we’re here because we’re here because we’re here.”

But underlying that song there is a question: a question to which the song gives no answer, stark in its simplicity. “Why are we here?”

http://cjstone.hubpages.com/hub/Were-Here-Because-Were-Here

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" But the song that summed up the First World War the best was the simplest one of all."

Says it all really.”

- Horrible Histories: The Frightful First World War


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