Some taxidermist had made …

“​​Some taxidermist had made the mistake of stuffing a pair of squirrels, dressing them in tiny suits and ties, and seating them at a chess board. The Whites had compounded the error by buying this horror.”

― Carol K. Carr, India Black and the Rajah’s Ruby


War did not come like a hurricane …

“War did not come like a hurricane, Rorimer realized, destroying everything in its path. It came like a tornado, touching down in patches, taking with it one life while leaving the next person unharmed.”

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter