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  • "We watch a destroyer sending morse by lamp.

    'Do you know,' I said, 'Gunner Liddel thinks that Ash Wednesday is a Fourth Division football team?'

    We laugh.

    'Stop that noise, do you want the bloody German submarines to hear us?' says the voice of Edgington.

    'He was laughing in German,' I explained."

    - Spike Milligan, 'Mussolini: My Part In His Downfall.'

    April 18, 2009