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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