German Flyer: Rotterdam, we destroy in two hours. Mrs. Miniver: There were thousands killed. Innocent people. German Flyer: Not innocent—they were against us. Mrs. Miniver: Women and children. German Flyer: 30,000 in two hours. And we will do the same thing here!
Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953), British screenwriter, George Froeschel (1891–1979), Austrian screenwriter, James Hilton (1900–1954), British, and Claudine West (d. 1943), British. German Flyer (Helmut Dantine), Mrs. Miniver (Greer Garson), Mrs. Miniver, conversation with a flyer who has taken refuge in the Miniver house (1942).