Five excellent Iron Maiden songs (and what each is ostensibly about)

1. “Flight of Icarus” – Greek myth of Daedalus, Icarus, and the wax wings they made
1. “Aces High” – Battle of Britain (1940)
1. “Run to the Hills” – US destroying Native American life and culture (1800s)
1. “The Trooper” – Battle of Balaclava (1854)
1. “The Number of the Beast” – _Damien: Omen II_ (1978)

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