If you see a soldier with a parachute on his cap
Walking proudly down the street, “I’ll bet you money that
If you say “Hey, soldier boy what outfit are you in?”
He’ll turn about and he will shout with all the pride in him:
“I’m proud I’m allowed to be one of the crowd of the parachute infantry:
“Fighting men are we – fighting for our liberty.
“We’ll lick the Japs, the dirty rats, and we’ll get Hitler too;
“We’ll see him and his rotten gang in hell before we’re through.
"From the islands of the Philippines to the heart of Germany,
"You will hear our battle cry as we float down from the sky...
"I’m proud I’m allowed to become one of the crowd of the parachute infantry - "Hey!!"