Jung-e-Azadi – Maqdoom Mohiuddin

Finally…after a search for years. Maqdoom’s iconic battle cry against the Razakar Movement in Hyderabad. Ye jung hai jung-e-azadi, azadi ke parcham ke tale Hum Hind ke rehne vaalonki, mehkoomonki, majbooronki, Azadi ke matwaalonki, Dehkaanonki, majdooronki Saara sansaar hamara hai Purab paschim uttar dakhkhin Hum Afrangi, Hum Amreeki Hum Cheeni java jaane watan Hum surkh sipahi… Read More Jung-e-Azadi – Maqdoom Mohiuddin

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Qadam Qadam Badhaye Ja(Surge ahead step by step) – Pandit Vamsidhar Shukla

This Urdu lyric, a marching song of Azad Hind Fauz is a popular and stirring song used all over India, mainly in the military context. It was written by Pandit Vamsidhar Shukla and set to tune by Ram Singh Thakur, who set the tune for the national anthem of Azad Hind Fauz which was later… Read More Qadam Qadam Badhaye Ja(Surge ahead step by step) – Pandit Vamsidhar Shukla

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Keep the Home Fires Burning – Lena Gilbert Ford

They were summoned from the hillside,They were called in from the glen,And the country found them readyAt the stirring call for men.Let no tears add to their hardshipsAs the soldiers pass along,And although your heart is breaking,Make it sing this cheery song:Keep the Home Fires Burning,While your hearts are yearning.Though your lads are far awayThey… Read More Keep the Home Fires Burning – Lena Gilbert Ford

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The Sinking of the “Bismarck” – F J Kelly

The “Bismarck” is unsinkable,That was Hitler’s cry,But he never thought about the dayShe would meet the “K.G.V”. I will never forget that morning,On the twenty-seventh of May,For the boys onboard our warshipEach played his part that day. At nine-o’clock on Tuesday,When we avenged the “Hood”,And sunk that German Battleship,As only British Sailors could. For salvo… Read More The Sinking of the “Bismarck” – F J Kelly

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Gaala Leged ("Defeat of the Infidels") – Muhammad Abdullah Hassan whom the British called Mad Mullah

To begin with, I had neglected poetry and had let it dry up I had sent it west in the beginning of the spring rains. But let me set forth what prevented me from sleeping last night God’s Blessing are more numerous than those growing trees. I will remind you of the victory he gave… Read More Gaala Leged ("Defeat of the Infidels") – Muhammad Abdullah Hassan whom the British called Mad Mullah

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Chester, the unofficial anthem of the 13 states of America – William Billings

Let tyrants shake their iron rods, And Slav’ry clank her galling chains. We fear them not, we trust in God. New England’s God forever reigns. Howe and Burgoyne and Clinton, too, With Prescott and Cornwallis joined, Together plot our overthrow, In one infernal league combined. When God inspired us for the fight, Their ranks were… Read More Chester, the unofficial anthem of the 13 states of America – William Billings

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An Ode in Blessed Memory of Her Majesty the Empress Anna Ivanovna on the Victory Over the Turks and Tatars and the Taking of Khotin – M V Lomonosov

A sudden bliss has seized my mind, And to a mountain peak it carries me Up where the wind’s forgotten how to stir the trees; The deepest valley lies in silence. Perceiving something, quiet goes the brook That used to babble without cease When rushing swiftly down the hill. There, they are braiding laurel wreaths… Read More An Ode in Blessed Memory of Her Majesty the Empress Anna Ivanovna on the Victory Over the Turks and Tatars and the Taking of Khotin – M V Lomonosov

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Associated with the drawing book Van ‘t Licht der teken en schilderkonst

The honour is immortal that remains Of virtuous artists whose name shall never wither. Just so with De Passe, the praise the Muses sing In the vale of Pegasus, of all the wondrous marvels That he disclosed with his needle, By etching on the plate, of which Belgica boasts. So skillfully done, stippled and boldly… Read More Associated with the drawing book Van ‘t Licht der teken en schilderkonst

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