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British Give Nazi Airman Jewish Blood ‘to Improve His Manners’

The magazine Aeroplane tells the story of a German pilot who was shot down and wounded and who kept up a running fire of abuse against England, the doctors and nurses, while his wounds were being treated and generally behaved arrogantly.

He was given a blood transfusion and nurses settled him down in bed with the words: “Now, my lad, you have two pints of good Jewish blood in you. We hope it will improve your manners.”