(Ernst Busch)

Vor Madrid in Schutzengraben
In der Stunde der Gefahr
Mit der eisernen Brigaden
Sein Herz voll Hass geladen
Stand Hans, der Kommissar
Stand Hans, der Kommissar

Seine Heimat musst er lassen
Weil er Freiheitskampfer war,
Auf Spaniens blut'gen Strassen
Fur das recht der armen Klassen
Starb Hans, der Komissar (2x)

Eine kugel kam geflogen
Aus der "heimat" fur ihn her,
Der Schuss war gut erwogen
Der Lauf war gut gezogen,
Ein deutsches Scheissgewehr (2x)

Kann dir die Hand draug geben
Derweil ich eben lad
Du bleibst in unserm Leben,
Dem feind wird nicht vergeben
Hans Beimler, Kamerad (2x)

(singable translation)

In Madrid's outlying trenches
In the hour of danger grim,
With the Interational Shock Brigades
His heart with hatred all ablaze
Stood Hans,the Commissar (2x)

Because he fought for freedom
He was forced to leave hios home
Near the blood-stained Manzanares
Where he led the fight to hold Madrid
Died Hans, the Commissar.

A bullet came a-flying
From hid Fascist "Fatherland"
THe shot struck home, the aim was true
The rifle barrel well-made, too
A German army gun (2x)

With heart and hand I pledge you,
While I load my gun again:
You will never be forgotten
Nor the enemy forgiven
Hans Beimler, our Comrade (2x)

tune: Ein Kleine Kamerade
@Spanish @Civil @war @German
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