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War on Iraq: The Day of the Paperclips
By ROBERT FISK
The Independent, Mar. 22, 2003
"Yesterday [in Iraq] was the day of the paperclips. Back in 1945, they say that as the first Soviet tanks roared down the Bendlerstrasse in Berlin, German civil servants in a neighbouring building were working out the Third Reich paperclip ration for 1946. No one had looked out of the window."