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Can you answer these history questions coming from heavy metal bands?

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“The Trooper” from Piece of Mind by Iron Maiden retells the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade during which Crimean War battle?
“The Kinslayer” off of Nightwish’s Wishmaster describes the murder of thirteen students at what Colorado high school?
“Panzerkampf” on Sabaton’s Art of War refers to this 1943 battle where the Red Army halted Operation Citadel and gained offensive initiative on the Eastern Front.
“I rule on land, air, and sea/Pass judgment on humanity” sings Megadeth in a song about this early submarine launched ballistic missile used by both the USA and the UK.
This “Angel of Death” performed sadistic medical experiments in Auschwitz as describe by Slayer. He had a special interest in twins, even trying to create conjoined twins.
Ozzy Osbourne’s debut solo album Blizzard of Ozz includes a song about this British occultist who founded the religion Thelema.
Iced Earth sings the Civil War? The Glorious Burden includes a three part song each covering one day of this July 1863 battle in Pennsylvania.
“The Coffin Ships” on Primordial’s album The Gathering Spiral refers to the horrific conditions during massive 19th century emigration from what European island?
In the song 'Blimey,' GWAR includes this Warrior Pope in the 'Hall of Human Hatred.'
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This black metal band takes its name from the year the Black Death reached their home country of Norway.
Ex Deo devoted an entire album to Hannibal. At what climactic battle of the Second Punic War was Hannibal defeated by Scipio Africanus as described in song 'Ad Victoriam.'
Sabaton’s album Carolus Rex covers this nation’s period as a great power with an emphasis on the reign of Charles XII.
Hail of Bullets' On Divine Winds covers the Pacific Theater of WWII. 'Operation Z' describes plans for striking Pearl Harbor which targeted this type of warship.
With Virgil as your guide, accompany this Italian poet on a terrifying journey on the final track of Iced Earth’s Burnt Offerings.
'For Whom the Bell Tolls' by Metallica (or Hemingway) takes place during this nation's civil war.
The Scorpions' power ballad 'Wind of Change' celebrates the end of this war.
The lengthy “Empire of the Clouds” from Iron Maiden’s album The Book of Souls dramatizes the crash of the R101 which was this type of vehicle.

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