Apocalypse Now; Ride of the Valkyries

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Apocalypse Now; Ride of the Valkyries

Xah Lee, 2010-11-06

apocalypse now poster

Apocalypse Now amazon

Apocalypse Now (1979).

The helicopter scene.

The music is “The Ride Of The Valkyries” amazon by Richard Wagner.

What is a Valkyrie? Quote:

In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja “chooser of the slain”) is one of a host of female figures who decide who will die in battle.

Valkyrie on horse

«Valkyrie On Horse Statue of a warlike valkyrie, riding a horse and carrying a spear. Labeled as “SINDING VALKYRIE” and located in a roadside park in Copenhagen, Denmark.» Source

Walkyrien by Emil Doepler

Walkyrien by Emil Doepler. Source

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