Grouse, Grouse, Grouse

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the Army and the Aviation section Is all shot to Hell, so they say." The soldier complains of his officers, and notes that they do the same, "'Cause they think the only thing we do is grouse." But at least they fight; generals stay safe in the rear
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Niles/Moore)
KEYWORDS: war food
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Niles/Moore, pp. 48-49, "Grouse, Grouse, Grouse" (1 text)
cf. "The Old Barbed Wire (I Know Where They Are)" (theme of generals being safe while soldiers fight)
File: NiM048

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