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# Debut Chart
3 Feb '71 Country
90 Mar '71 Hot 100


I'm writing this down in a trench mon Don't scold if it isn't so neat The way that you did, when I was a kid When I'd come home with mud on my feet The captain just gave us our orders And mom we must carry them through I'll finish this letter the first chance I get But for now I'll just say I love you

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Then the mothers old hands began to tremble And she fought back the tears in her eyes But they came unashamed,for there was no blame And she knew that her soldier had died Then the mother knelt down by her bedside And she prayed Lord above hear my plea Please protect all the boys who are fighting tonight And dear God keep America free


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