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Don't speak any more German at me.... (13.10)

Connerty: You trying out for community board rep?

Sacker: Are you trying out for Sturmbannfuhrer?

Connerty: I was following a direct order from my superior.

Sacker: Exactly what Herr Adolf Eichmann said when they caught him in Argentina.

Connerty: Don't speak any more German at me. Jock told me to go shut it down. What should I have done?

Sacker: In American then? Refuse the order. Like Dawson and Downey should've with the code red.

Sturmbannführer ("assault unit leader") was a Nazi Party paramilitary rank equivalent to major that was used in several Nazi organizations, such as the SA, SS, and the NSFK. Translated as "assault (or storm) unit leader" (Sturmbann being the SA and early SS equivalent to a battalion), the rank originated from German shock troop units of the First World War. The SA title of Sturmbannführer was first established in 1921. In 1928, the title became an actual rank and was also one of the first established SS ranks.

Otto Adolf Eichmann (19 March 1906 – 1 June 1962) was a German-Austrian Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (Senior Assault Unit Leader) and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust. He was tasked by SS-Obergruppenführer (Senior Group Leader) Reinhard Heydrich with facilitating and managing the logistics involved in the mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe during World War II. He was captured by the Mossad in Argentina on 11 May 1960 and subsequently found guilty of war crimes in a widely publicised trial in Jerusalem, Israel. Eichmann was executed by hanging in 1962.

Dawson and Downey are characters from the 1992 movie A Few Good Men, directed by Rob Reiner, written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson.