Who could ever have believed, Seems like nothing's been achieved Just to walk a day, go all the way The fronts are closing in As the end is drawing near, The 12th Army interfere Open up a route, get people out, It's forces spread out thin
It's the end of the war (Hold the corridor!) Reach for Elbe's shore!
It's the end, the war has been lost Keeping them safe 'til the river's been crossed Nicht ein Schlacht, ein Rettungsaktion Holding their ground 'til the final platoon „Hurry up, we're waiting for you“ Men of the 9th and civilians too! Dispossesed, surrendering to the West
Who'll survive and who will die? Up to Kriegslück to decide Those who made it cross without a loss Have reason to reflect It is not about Berlin, it is not about the Reich It's about the men, who fought for them, What peace can they…