Herr von Braun is learning Chinese

Author: Tom Lehrer
Artist: Tom Lehrer
Album: This Was The Year That Was

Song: Wernher Von Braun
Gather round while I sing you of Wernher von Braun
A man whose allegiance is ruled by expedience
Call him a Nazi, he won't even frown
"Ha, Nazi schmazi," says Wernher von Braun
Don't say that he's hypocritical
Say rather that he's apolitical
"Once the rockets are up, who cares where they come down
That's not my department," says Wernher von Braun
Some have harsh words for this man of renown
But some think our attitude should be one of gratitude
Like the widows and cripples in old London town
Who owe their large pensions to Wernher von Braun
You too may be a big hero
Once you've learned to count backwards to zero
"In German oder English I know how to count down
Und I'm learning Chinese," says Wernher von Braun
Of all this man's hilarious work the warmest recommendation goes to his 1960ies albums "An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer" and "This Was The Year That Was".

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