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No man alive or dead commands me, I answer to the Lord
No army under direct command of Charles XII has ever suffered a defeat, which makes him one of the few commanders who haven't been bested on the battlefields.
After he time after time defeated Russian and polish armies several times his own size he started to become a legend in Europe, he was known as the man who could not be defeated. He was worshiped as a god by some people. For example he was one of Napoleon's all time favorite commanders.

Peter I, the Russian Tsar, respected him so much that he forbid anyone at court to talk bad about him.
"[He] knew no other pleasure, but that of making Europe tremble".
- Voltaire's "Charles XII"
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Chaos in east disorder in west
Desert storm is a go
Fighters are launched from the carriers at sea
Infantry coming your way
Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) was a war waged by forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.


Countries that were involved in Desert Storm

The war was really a show about how strong all the western countries are together, during the entire war the coalition lost 292 men, whist the Iraqi forces lost over almost 35000 men. For example during the operation the Englishmen used a tank named Challenger 1, just short while after the war it was developed to Challenger 2, whilst Challenger 1 was one of the best tanks in the world, Challenger 2 is so good that during its entire existence in Afghanistan etc, only one has been destroyed. And what was it destroyed by? Another Challenger 2.

The Iraqi forces used old almost ww2 era tanks, you can imagine what a slaughter it was. The US air force rained shells on them day and night, the armored brigades of the coalition just drove over all resistance.



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Emerge from the gunsmoke like demons
Rehnskiöld's men
Charging their flanks
The enemy trembles with fear
The Swedish tactic was to march to close on the enemy, fire one devastating volley and then charge them with bayonets. In the Battle of Fraustadt, the swedes did exactly that. The swedes had the wind in their back so after the fired the gun smoke was blown into the Saxon ranks and temporarily blinded them, they could only see a few meters forward and then from there they saw thousand of swedes running at them. The Saxons were shocked and the entire army almost fled in panic after the first carolean bayonet charge, but the Saxon's managed to not run away horribly although the swedes were going through their lines like a hot knife through butter. Soon after this the swedes cavalry which had positioned itself on the Saxon flanks surrounded the Saxons. The Saxon's couldn't withstand being charged from three directions, even thought the swedes only were half the size of the Saxons they made them run home with the tail between their legs that day,

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Dispossesed, surrendering to the West
The Russian Communists were not very nice to German Prisoners of war.
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Nicht ein Schlacht, ein Rettungsaktion
Nicht ein Schlacht, ein Rettungsaktion is translated to Not an battle, a rescue operation.
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like before
Soldiers, civilians, Hellas
The greek's are known for not surrendering a inch of Greek land easily so when Italy invaded them pretty much the entire population of Greece took up arms and fought them. One example was when the nazi's invaded Crete, since Crete is an island they decided it was a good idea to do the entire invasion with parachute soldiers. The problem with this was that Parachutes are pretty easy to shoot down from down on the ground, so about 40% of all parachuters died from that, but even if you made it down alive it wasn't safe. Because the citizens of Crete were pissed off. For example, there was one German soldier who got his parachute stuck in a tree. He got killed by a old man with a walking cane. Over the entire island, and the rest of Greece too, the population resisted the Foreign invaders to the last man.
Greek civilians attacking a German invaders squad at Crete.
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We!
We will resist
Resist and bite or Resiste et Mords in Belgian is the motto of Chasseurs Ardennais.
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your ground!
Fight for 18 days
The Few Belgians in Chasseurs Ardennais held out for 18 days on a broad front against's enemies several times more then them.
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We're a company of soldiers
We're 40 rifles strong
The soldiers of chasseurs ardennais were few, only forty men in the company.

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They played a leading role to win the 2nd war
If the saboteurs had failed with their mission to destroy the heavy water factory then there is a chance the nazi's would have nukes before 1944.
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A Nazi place of doom in their sights
The target of the Norwegian commando's were the heavy water factory. To make atomic weapons heavy water is essential, so of course it was very important for the allies to destroy this since. well they didn't want nazi nukes dropping on them.
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A nation in despair, weakened by war, defeated
Lost their pride in Versailles
After WW1 Germany was forced to accept a hard peace at Versailles. Many Germans were angry about this harsh peace that for example didn't allow Germany to own a single tank or airplane, instead the army had to train with cars that had been painted to look like tanks. Many German's were furious about this and felt like this was an attack on their German pride! Paper tank:

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Oh gather 'round me
And listen while I speak
Of a war where hell is six feet deep
And all along the shore
Where cannons still roar
They're haunting my dreams
They're still there when I sleep
After the War when Audie returned to the states, he spent alot of he's free time writing poems, one of them is called "The crosses grow on Anzio" and it goes like this.

"THE CROSSES GROW ON ANZIO
Oh, gather 'round me, comrades; and
listen while I speak
Of a war, a war, a war where hell is
six feet deep.
Along the shore, the cannons roar. Oh
how can a soldier sleep?
The going's slow on Anzio. And hell is
six feet deep.

Praise be to God for this captured sod that
rich with blood does seep.
With yours and mine, like butchered
swine's; and hell is six feet deep.
That death awaits there's no debate;
no triumph will we reap.
The crosses grow on Anzio, where hell is
six feet deep. "


Sounds familiar?

Much of the words in his poems can be directly found in the song, a sort of tribute from Sabaton.
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When the war has been fought and been won
Our Marshal returns, to be thrown into jail
Facing torture and years behind bars
When he's finally back, life in ivory black
When Karel finally returned to Czechoslovakia after World War 2, Communists had taken over and many of the returning Czechs who had fought hard for their fatherland got thrown in jail, so was Karel and he spent many years in jail.
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Into battle again far from home
From a far distant land, our Marshal command
After Czechoslovakia got occupied by Nazi Germany in March 1939, Karel fled to Britain and along with several other Czechoslovakians he formed the Free Czechoslovakian Air Force which he became leader of. After the extraordinary achievements of the Czech he was promoted to Air Marshall which is the third highest rank one can achieve in the air force.
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As the great war is over and lost
He's been wounded in war, he returns with awards
Karel Janoušek fought in WW1 and received awards for his bravery. For example he received many of them because of many bold reconnaissance missions on the front line. He was also wounded during fighting in 1917 whilst fighting The Austro-Hungarian empire in the Czechoslovak Legions enlisted in the 7th Russian army.
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