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National-Socialist Song Culture

During WWII, German marching songs were heard in the streets of cities throughout occupied Europe. The importance of songs in the Third Reich was unparalleled. 

That's How the NSB Sang
During WWII, German marching songs were heard in the streets of cities throughout occupied Europe. The Dutch national socialists were also eager to make themselves heard musically. They developed their own repertoire of battle songs with which to charm the public.
 
The National-Socialist Song under Hitler
Even before Hitler came to power in 1933, his National Socialist Labor Party (NSDAP) used songs as a political instrument. A uniformed, singing SA group irresistibly drew public attention and made a strong impression. Bystanders soon picked up the melody and with that the political message.