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Thread #37963   Message #810428
Posted By: GUEST
24-Oct-02 - 04:21 PM
Thread Name: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
Subject: RE: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
I was a soldier in WW2. Part of the time I was connected with a military hospital and German prisoner of war camp in Oklahoma. I never heard Lili characterized as a prostitute.
Lili Marleen is, of cource, the correct spelling, but many American recordings used the spelling Marlene. They are translations, mostly bad, but not what I would call parodies.