Panzer Battalion

Panzer Battalion – Lyrics

Music by: Brodén / Text by: Brodén / Sundström

Lyrics:

Under this sun no shadows will fall
Piercing our eyes as we charge
An armoured battalion on course to the east
Closing the end of it’s march

This time we’re here to finish a job
Started a decade ago
Driving the animals out of their holes
To bury them six feet below

Armoured tanks of mass destruction
Killers in the east
Rats who dare to stand before us, feel our guns go live
Death in the shape of a panzer battalion
Insect of terror don’t run, face your fate like a man
Cannot outrun our panzer battalion!

Thousands of tons of armour and guns
Making it’s way through the sand
Our panzer battalion is back for revenge
Artillery sweeping the land

First strike is ours, no mercy is shown
There’s rivers of blood in our track
Breaking their waves of defence with our tanks
Infantry watching our back

Blow their SAM sites clear for air strike
Ready for the storm
Minefields swept, there’s no surrender
Feel our napalm burn

Under this sun no shadows will fall
Piercing our eyes as we charge
An armoured battalion on course to the east
Has reached the end of it’s march

Armoured tanks of mass destruction
Killers in the east
Rats who dare to stand before us, feel our guns go live
Panzer battalion
Insect of terror don’t run face your fate like a man
Panzer battalion

Historic fact:

The 2003 invasion of Iraq by allied forces, also known as Operation Iraqi Freedom. 19th March – 1st May 2003.

Combined forces from the USA, United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq, with the intention “to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, to end Saddam Hussein’s support for terrorism, and to free the Iraqi people.”

The invasion began with an air strike on Iraqi President Saddam Hussain’s Presidential Palace in Baghdad on 19 March 2003. The following day, coalition forces launched an incursion into Basra Province from their massing point close to the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border. While the special forces launched an amphibious assault from the Persian Gulf to secure Basra and the surrounding petroleum fields, the main invasion army moved into southern Iraq, occupying the region. Massive air strikes across the country and against Iraqi command and control prevented an effective resistance.

The main body of coalition forces continued their drive into the heart of Iraq and met with little resistance. Most of the Iraqi military was quickly defeated and Baghdad was occupied on 9 April. Other operations occurred against pockets of the Iraqi army and Saddam Hussein and the central leadership went into hiding as the coalition forces completed the occupation of the country. On 1 May 2003, an end of major combat operations was declared.

Album Info:

Primo Victoria

Primo Victoria was recorded & Mixed at Abyss Studios by Tommy Tägtgren
Mastered by Henke at Polar Studios
Artwork by Mattias Norén, ProgArt Media
Released upon Sound Pollution / Black Lodge

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