RUSSIA: Dragoon's Day

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I love a dragoon

I love the young one

I love the young one

Right out of a brave regiment.

He had barely arrived

When he had to leave

And his beauty-darling

Sobs and cries

Sobs and cries

Begs him to stay.

Stay with me my lovely darling

Another night.

Spend the night my love

I'll wake you early

I'll wake you early.

—Song of the Russian Dragoons

In the 10th Regiment of the Novgorod Dragoons, few were younger and none was braver than Georgy Zhukov, the kid from Kaluga Province. While their beauty-darlings sobbed and cried, the...

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