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the secret training of fighter pilots.
that’s the ones the police don’t already know about, as well as the ones they do. Yes, that’s one area of my business that’s seen a real improvement since the National Socialists took power.’
Reich Marriage Loans, and that would stop her from working,
Reich Marriage Loans,
where the happy couple were going on their sparkle.
and then he’s off on some Strength Through Joy trip,
Strength Through Joy trip,
and I persuaded her to leave with me
most of the first-class medals were awarded to men in cemeteries.
‘You’re drunk,’ he said. ‘Si,’ I said. Unsteady on my feet, I turned away. ‘Adios, hombre.’
Dr Fritz Schemm,
— Dr Fritz Schemm, German Lawyer.’ I uttered the word ‘German’ with a deliberately sarcastic emphasis. I’ve always hated it on business cards and signs because of the implication of racial respectability;
Dr Fritz Schemm, German Lawyer.’ I uttered the word ‘German’ with a deliberately sarcastic emphasis. I’ve always hated it on business cards and signs because of the implication of racial respectability; and even more so now that — at least as far as lawyers are concerned — it is quite redundant, since Jews are forbidden to practise law anyway. I would no more describe myself as a ‘German Private Investigator’ than I would call myself a ‘Lutheran Private Investigator’ or an ‘Antisocial Private Investigator’ or a ‘Widowed Private Investigator’,
‘Never underestimate luck,’ said Schemm pompously. Sure, I thought: just look at the Führer.
The butler, who was an Arab,
but with lawyers I always assume that they came by their wealth and position through avarice and by means nefarious:
Herr Doktor Hermann Six.’