"White Death" as written by and Joakim/sundstr�m Broden....
Almost night
A crimson horizon
Painting thousand lakes red
As your army approach from the east
A hunter is switching his prey
All alone, a man with his gun
Wanders into the wild
Tracks you down
You cannot hide
Once he is onto your trail

Enter the night
A flash in the darkness
White Death is heading your way
The fear of his foes, a hero at home
Hundreds will fall by his gun

You are in the sniper's sight
The first kill tonight
Time to die!
You are in the bullet's way
The White Death's prey
Say goodbye!

After the dawn
When morning is broken
Snow once white turn to red
Blood red snow tells what happened last night
A tale of a sniper is born

Snow in mouth
Hiding his breath
He is steady at hand
Eye to eye
Target in sight
The moment to fire has come

Hundreds of kills
The man and his rifle
Embody the sisu of Finns
Stay out of sight, and cover your head
When he pulls the trigger you're dead

You are in the sniper's sight
The first kill tonight
Time to die!
You're in the bullet's way
The White Death's prey
Say goodbye!

You are in the sniper's sight
The first kill tonight
Time to die!
You are in the bullet's way
The White Death's prey
Say goodbye!

You are in the sniper's sight
Snipers sight
You are the first kill tonight
First kill tonight!
Say goodbye
Say goodbye
Say goodbye

You are in the sniper's sight
Snipers sight
You are the first kill tonight
First kill tonight
Say goodbye
Say goodbye
Say goodbye


Lyrics submitted by altaria1993, edited by TwilightSpankl

"White Death" as written by Paer Sundstroem Joakim Broden

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  • +3
    Song Fact505 confirmed kills with a Mosin Nagant rifle, and another 200 confirmed kills with an SMG. No scope: he used only iron sights to reduce his visibility to the enemy. And the Russian tally of kills attributes another 400-500 kills to the White Death.
    And all of this happened in just under 100 days! Over 7 confirmed kills PER DAY for the entire duration of the war!
    Compare this to the #2 sniper in history, Francis Pegahmagabow, at 378, and you can see just how insanely impressive this was.
    Maxtafon January 30, 2015   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSimo makes Rambo look like a pussy.
    ZeroSumGameon January 07, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis one is about a famous Finnish sniper, Simo Häyhä aka. White Death. He fought against the red army in the winter war. He has the highest recorded number (505) of confirmed kills in any major war.

    Thats it...another song from Sabaton to Finland. Although I like finns, but as a Hungarian, I kind of feel ashamed that there's nothing relevant to sing of for Hungary.
    veek91on May 30, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric Correction"Hundred soldiers, we have them on sight"
    It is: "Blood red snow tells what happened last night."

    "Into the night" is "Enter the night"

    "is broken" is "has broken"
    TheKylison July 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my favorite Sabaton song and has a clear meaning! Dont mess with the White Death!
    tokorevon January 19, 2011   Link

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