quote by A. A. Gill

Beautifully shot, impeccably paced, it was a clear, unrelenting look at the National Trust, its friends and enemies, and it makes you want to burn your passport and beg the Luftwaffe to have another go.

— A. A. Gill

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You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.

My Luftwaffe is invincible... And so now we turn to England. How long will this one last - two, three weeks?

We still name our military helicopter gunships after victims of genocide.

Nobody bats an eyelash about that: Blackhawk. Apache. And Comanche. If the Luftwaffe named its military helicopters Jew and Gypsy, I suppose people would notice.

According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite.

The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to be left to the Luftwaffe.

Bad weather has grounded the Luftwaffe and now we must stand by and watch countless thousands of the enemy getting away to England under our noses.

During part of 1941 and 1942, when the Luftwaffe was busy in Russia, the German radio regaled its home audience with stories of devastating air raids on London. Now, we are aware that those raids did not happen. But what use would our knowledge be if the Germans conquered Britain? For the purpose of a future historian, did those raids happen, or didn't they? The answer is: If Hitler survives, they happened, and if he falls they didn't happen.

I've spent a lot of very happy times in Edinburgh as a result of playing virtually every festival since 1996. It's also a beautiful city in its own right, is walkable, within sight of the sea and mountains - and was too far north for the Luftwaffe to have done any damage, hence the spectacularly beautiful architecture.

The German Luftwaffe always fought without any reserves.

This is also the reason why we have pilots with extremely high numbers of victories.

Naming our murder weapons after victims of our crimes: Apache, Tomahawk.

.. It's as if the Luftwaffe were to call its fighter planes 'Jew' and 'Gypsy.'

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