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"... and so, gentlemen, I have to report that, despite the not inconsiderable complications and burdens presented by the war, the income of the North American Broadcasting Company showed a net increase of two per cent."
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"Well, then why don't the British just borrow Major Eliot from the Herald Tribune."
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"I'd like something nice for my boy at Fort Dix."
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"The trouble is all the men we know are physically perfect."
"Is Portugal still friendly?"
"Tell me, what did you do in real life?"
"These must be some other kind of patriotic work she can do."
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"Of course, you'll have to be on the qui vive during the blackouts."
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"Isn't this nice? You're in the Air corps and I'm a volunteer airplane spotter."
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"Why don't you join the Army."
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"Good afternoon, Mister Absentee."
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"But how can you be sure it's real love and not the draft?"
Schindler's To Do List
Old Man Journal
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"What's the matter with this place? Don't they know there's a war on?"
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"Fix it so it'll stream out behind, Pierre. I've been assigned to a motorcycle detail."
"That's it boys - we defeated the Nazis! Time to go home, have kids and live the good life!"
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"Please don't get up."
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"I hope you'll be sure to tell the Führer it was a long block."
"I said, please don't feel it's necessary to make conversation."
"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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"Should newsrooms call the denunciation of jews by Hitler "racist"? Our all-aryan panel is here to discuss."
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"We're slipping you this decoration, K-43, in recognition of your distinguished service in military intelligence."
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"It' an aftermath of the African campaign."
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The War... On Drugs