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Old 09-29-2012, 12:50 PM   #4
mtothef
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he was a gem for the quotes, ol' hermann...

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Originally Posted by R85/8 View Post
‎"It makes me furious when I see the Mosquito. I turn green and yellow with envy. The British, who can afford aluminum better than we can, knock together a beautiful wooden aircraft that every piano factory over there is building, and they give it a speed which they have now increased yet again. What do you make of that? There is nothing the British do not have. They have the geniuses and we have the nincompoops. After the war is over Iím going to buy a British radio set Ė then at least Iíll own something that has always worked".

Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering
guess he never tried to keep an MG running in a wet climate.

saw the mosquito on the news the last few days as they talked about getting it finished. amazing project! must have been magic to hear that thing fly at the air show yesterday. meanwhile, the spitfire apparently had to do a belly-landing. glad to hear it was a replica and not the genuine article, but still, ouch!
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