Those were the days…

Remember how the Germans used to be portrayed when we were younger? Growing up in the sixties and seventies our perceptions of Germans were entirely oriented around imagery from the second world war – whether it was films like the Dambusters, or series like Colditz and Secret Army, or comedies like ‘Allo ‘Allo or humourous sketches like this classic from Dave Allen.

What a let down it is to find out that Germans are actually quite normal people.


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One response to “Those were the days…

  1. Germans are normal? You could have told me THAT before.

    (Coming from InterNations)

    Gruesse nach Deutschland 🙂

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