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It's the Ramshankle, and you know dang well, it's made out of old vehicles that we couldn't sell!

Napoloni: Where's the propellers? For going under the water!
Hynkel: Under water?
Napoloni: You never heard of tanks that go under the water and fly up-a stairs?
Garbitsh: What's that?
Hynkel: Under the water and in the air.
Garbitsh: Obsolete now! We're concentrating on flying dreadnoughts.

A wise man once said that war never changed.
That man had never seen an elephant with a cannon strapped to its back.

Wot's faster than a warbuggy, more killy than a warbike, and flies through da air like a bird? I got no bleedin' idea, but I'm gonna find out.
-— Kog da Flymek, pioneer of the Deffkopta, Warhammer 40,000

Airborne aircraft carriers hovered on the verge of catastrophe. Drilling moles caused subsidence and flooding while a mobile fortress wallowed in the ruins of a collapsed bridge. Soldiers with multiple compound fractures were evacuated from their flying tanks while tracked minisubs labored to escape from debris-choked lake bottoms. A submarine-plane erupted from the surface of the ocean, rockets blazing in a futile effort to lift its heavy pressure hull into the air.

"Arion is fundamentally wrong. A ship's a ship and an aeroplane's an aeroplane and never the twain shall meet. Who's supposed to command it—a sailor or an airman? Who's supposed to navigate it—an airman or a sailor? What in heaven's name are we, the navy, supposed to do with it?"
Rear-Admiral Trotter, Simon Black At Sea