"Where Eagles Dare" as written by and Stephen Percy Harris....
It's snowing outside the rumbling sound
Of engines roar in the night.
The mission is near the confident men
Are waiting to drop from the sky.

The Blizzard goes on but still they must fly
No one should go where eagles dare.

Bavarian alps that lay all around
They seem to stare from below.
The enemy lines a long time passed
Are lying deep in the snow.

Into the night they fall through the sky
No one should fly where eagles dare.

They're closing in the fortress is near
It's standing high in the sky.
The cable car's the only way in
It's really impossible to climb.

They make their way but maybe too late
They've got to try to save the day.

The panicking cries the roaring of guns
Are echoing all around the valley.
The mission complete they make to escape
Away from the Eagles Nest.

They dared to go where no one would try
They chose to fly where eagles dare.

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"Where Eagles Dare" as written by Stephen Percy Harris

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    General CommentFUCK the GAY misfits. They ain't nothing compared to Iron Maiden.
    MaidenHell81on June 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFozzy's version was like it came out of an ass clown. (A phrase used by one of the band's members, Chris Jericho.)
    Lord Wilhelmon June 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song
    Deadlysinnerson March 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNeither the movie, book or song had anythign to do with a nuclear bomb.
    MonkeywrenchTacticson April 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBruce's singing is amazing in this song. It just seems so perfect and effortless.
    minihatson December 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually prax22a, you're wrong.

    FallSemester_on March 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great, the drums at the beginning are a perfect intro. It is about the book, but it has nothing to do with killing hitler, or with a nuclear bomb as MonkeywrenchTactics said. Just read the book, it's GREAT.
    Pogo Popeon April 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentActually, I just relistened to the Misfits version. They aren't resemblant. Just...they remind me of the Misfits' instrumental.
    gofuckyourselfon May 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmen, MaidenHell81! screw the damn misfits! Hitler never spent a night in this fortress because he was afraid of heights. Watch the last band of brothers. the go there.
    Metalmaidenon August 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI believe that Blizzard the video game company did a spoof of this because in Warcraft 3 Reign of Chaos there's a mission called Where Wyverns Dare and u use wyverns to travel over mountains and such.
    JSmith122on June 04, 2007   Link

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