June 20, 1941

Watford Observer: On this day in south west Hertfordshire On this day in south west Hertfordshire

Two Germans met in Paris. Carl said to Fritz: “Have you a good job here?”

“Yes,” replied Fritz. “I have a very good job. I sit on the Eiffel Tower and watch for the English to wave the white flag.”

“Is it good pay?” asked Carl.

“Not much,” Fritz answered, “but it’s for life.”

[From the Watford Observer of June 20, 1941]

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