Iron Maiden: The Trooper Meaning
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Song Released: 1983
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The Trooper Lyrics
You'll fire you musket but I'll run you through
So when you're waiting for the next attack
You'd better stand there's no turning back
The bugle sounds as the charge begins
But on this...
This song is based on an actual event and the alfred lord tennyson poem called the charge of the light brigade. During the crimean war (1853-1856) about 670 british cavalrymen charged russian artillery positions through what became known as the valley of death (balaclava, crimea). The troopers (cavalry soldiers) were torn apart by the russians. 118 troopers were killed and 127 wounded. The song is iron maiden at their best. Thus endeth your history lesson!
anonymous Mar 3rd, 3:39am report
This song is about a war and how it went down this is a real war tho so its cool.
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