The Peatbog Soldiers lyrics and chords

The chords to The Peatbog Soldiers are presented in the key of Dm. It is popular all over the world and is believed to have been written by an inmate in one of Hitler’s concentration camps.

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Am 
Far and wide as the eye can wander
Dm 
Heath and  
Am 
bog are  
E7 
every
Am 
where
C 
Not a bird sings out to cheer us
Dm 
Oaks are  
Am 
standing 
 
 
E7 
gaunt and  
Am 
bare
 
G7 
We 
 
 
C 
are the peat bog  
G 
soldiers
 
We’re  
Am 
marching with our  
Dm 
spades 
 
 
E7 
to the  
Am 
moor

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Up and down the guards are pacing
No one, no one can get through
Flight would mean a sure death facing
Guns and barbed wire greet our view

But for us there‘s no complaining
Winter will in time be past
One day we shall cry rejoicing
“Homeland, dear, you’re mine at last!”

Then will the peatbog soldiers
March no more with their spades
To the moor

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The Peatbog Sldiers lyrics and chords print version

[Am]Far and wide as the eye can wander
[Dm]Heath and [Am]bog are [E7]every[Am]where
[C]Not a bird sings out to cheer us
[Dm]Oaks are [Am]standing [E7]gaunt and [Am]bare

[G7]We [C]are the peat bog [G]soldiers
We’re [Am]marching with our [Dm]spades [E7]to the [Am]moor

Up and down the guards are pacing
No one, no one can get through
Flight would mean a sure death facing
Guns and barbed wire greet our view

But for us there‘s no complaining
Winter will in time be past
One day we shall cry rejoicing
Homeland, dear, you’re mine at last!

Then will the peatbog soldiers
March no more with their spades
To the moor

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