Why Didn’t Anyone Think of That?

Lady in Waiting: My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown, by Anne Glenconner, p. 23

Anne and her younger sister have been shipped off to stay with some Scottish cousins for the duration of World War II. The two little girls are so fired up with patriotism that they devise a plan to make Hitler fall in love with them, “like the Mitfords.”

“But, then, we were going to kill him — which, I suppose, was rather unlike the Mitfords . . . We had heard he liked the Aryan look and we were both fair-haired, especially Carey, who was the blondest little thing with huge blue eyes. We thought we must take advantage of this in order to save Britain.

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