September 11th, 2009

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[reading,quote,history,nationalitätenfrage] The Storm of War QotD

Ай Робертс молодца, порадовал. Жаль, он этого в "Masters and Commanders" не вставил.

[An American officer] asked the former US military attaché to London, Lieutenant-Colonel Howard C. Davidson, how the English really felt about the Americans. ‘Well, I'll tell you,’ Davidson replied. ‘The English feel about us just the way we feel about a prosperous nigger.’