Talk:They shall not pass

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Battle of Thermopylae[edit]

I wonder whether it's worth noting that perhaps the canonical example of "They shall not pass" is the Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae, although I'm not aware of any record of anyone there actually saying those words. (The characteristic catchphrase of that battle being instead "Come and get them!") -- (talk) 13:00, 16 March 2008 (UTC)

Ils ne passeront pas[edit]

The poster says On ne passe pas. Is this a more idiomatic French version? Elanthia (talk) 11:37, 24 February 2009 (UTC)

I would translate that as "none shall pass", or more loosely, "none get through".Mtsmallwood (talk) 04:34, 23 March 2010 (UTC)


Where can you prove it was said by Nievelle as i thought it was said by Petain at the height of Verdun?

Goldblooded (talk) 15:36, 12 June 2011 (UTC)

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This page is little more than a collection of left-wing trivia[edit]

What it says on the title. Re-use of the slogan in multiple instants is not notable. FOARP (talk) 21:43, 29 January 2014 (UTC)

Agreed. Cleaning up non-notable uses. (talk) 15:05, 16 September 2014 (UTC)