The Ruhr Express
By George Sines 1943

May the Gods above you ever bless,
And keep you safe, the Ruhr Express,
May you do your job and do it well,
And blow the Axis clean to hell.

We saw you born you wondrous thing,
We watched you grow and then take wing,
May you fly long through war-torn days,
And give us cause to sing your praise.

The job is hard you have to do,
But, we have faith you’ll see it through,
May we have ever cause to bless,
Our new ship born, the ‘Ruhr Express’

We have waited long to see the day,
When you would take wings and fly,
At last you roar a thunderous tune,
And Hitler too will hear it soon.

So here’s to you the ‘Ruhr Express’
Speed on your way, may heaven bless
Your every effort this war to cease,
So once again we live in peace.

Here’s to the men your gallant crew,
The RCAF who will see you through,
God Save The King, may Heaven bless,
Your crew and you, the Ruhr Express.

We Will Remember

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Thank you, Veterans,

With sincere gratitude from all Canadians

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