"That's the last of those we're going to get. British censorship, you know."
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"Sorry, Mr. President. I'm afraid D Day has nothing to do with your name."
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"You can let that go till later, Harris."
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Old Man Journal
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"We damn well better get our stories straight now. This is going to be hard to explain to das Hauptquartier."
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"Is Portugal still friendly?"
"Come on, men! This is for our kids to live in a free world! And for our grandkids to grow up in a world where they can spend hours a day looking at cats on some sort of fantastic information machine!"
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"Are you sure these are regulation? It's for a lieutenant stationed at 90 Church Street."
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"How long has it BEEN upside down?"
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"Another mustache sir?"
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The Crummiest Generation
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"Relax, Bisler. You have nothing to fear except fear itself. And me, of course."
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Swastika Toilet Brush
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Beach Ball in No-Man's Land
The Election of 1933
"You don't think rum-filled centers would give his officers the wrong impression?"
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Uncle Sam wants you to purchase a big ticket item.
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"My, it feels good to sit down."
"Of course, you'll have to be on the qui vive during the blackouts."
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"I hope you'll be sure to tell the Führer it was a long block."
"Henry took a shower yesterday right next to Winthrop Rockefeller."
"Mrs. Barnes is to have a complete head-to-toe – she's to be the victim in a bandage-instruction class."
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"The trouble is all the men we know are physically perfect."
Schindler's To Do List