Hideous crimes, atrocities
The slaughter of millions - beyond belief
Those were dark times, so different from now
The law of evil ruled our fatherland

I was but a pawn in their game
Why should I feel any guilt?
Still when I close, close my eyes
The words unfold, it all comes back

I can't defy it, can't deny it
I know it ot be true
In my sleep - they come to haunt me
They know it to be true
Tears of the dead

We are all on the turning wheel of fate
A young man, standing proud in uniform
I never stopped to hesitate
Until it was far to late

My hands are soiled, covered in blood
Stains that never wash away
Their hollow eyes...
Confronting me - Judging me

Now an old man, at the end of my days
Contemplating - My life of sin
Living is never simple - the rosad is hard
I had no say - just a puppet in a sick play

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    General CommentThis song to me tells a story of a young man conscripted (is that the word?) into war. For some reason, Hitler's Nazi Germany and the killing of all those Jews sticks in my mind. Being manipulated into killing millions of innocents and now reflecting on the evil deeds done.
    sunshine_arakhanon October 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYeah pretty much
    Eli Bedlamon October 07, 2007   Link

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