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Thread #37963 Message #586620
Posted By: GUEST,McGrath of Harlow
06-Nov-01 - 07:54 AM
Thread Name: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
Subject: RE: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
For a lot of soldiers in that kind of situation "working girls" have been the nearest they could get to a loving relationship. It's a grey area, and not unreasonable that the way people have interpreted the song takes that into account.