Nachthexen (Hail of Bullets)

Summer 1941 Instructors start to train A night bomber squadron The 588th Regiment of women From pilots to mechanics Claim their role in history These aviatrixes Polikarpov biplanes Providing ground support Temperature plummeting To -54 Climbing the dark cloudened sky Engaged in dog-fights Up to 18 missions In one single night High above Rodina For the umpteenth raid Female fighter aces Send their bombs away Through the deafening sirens Struck by heavy flak Although riddled with bullets All made it safely back Shrieking madonnas Lead spitting banshees Baptize them in fire Iron Valkyries Incoming Nachthexen Set the ground ablaze Push the throttle up again And hear their screams of pain