Apocalypse Now, Ride of the Valkyries

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Apocalypse Now (1979).

〈Apocalypse Now〉, helicopter attack scene

The music is 〈The Ride Of The Valkyries〉 by Richard Wagner. amazon.

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.» image source
Walkyrien by Emil Doepler
Walkyrien by Emil Doepler. image source