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    Thatcher Feared Nazi's Rise if Wall Fell

    LONDON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher feared the fall of the Berlin Wall would lead to a rise of Nazi-ism in Germany, government documents indicate.

    The Foreign and Commonwealth Office documents, to be released Friday, revealed the anxiety both Thatcher and French President Francois Mitterrand had after the wall came down in 1989, The Daily Telegraph said.

    The documents indicated Mitterrand warned Thatcher that a unified Germany might "make even more ground than had Hitler."

    Thatcher's opposition to reunification and her disagreement with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office over the matter also emerged, the newspaper said.

    In one document, she reportedly considered the views of Christopher Mallaby, the British ambassador to Germany, "alarming," and expressed astonishment that he seemed to welcome the prospect of a united Germany.

    The British government's publication of the papers comes ahead of 20th anniversary celebrations of the fall of the wall.
    http://www.breitbart.com/article.php...cle=1&catnum=0

    Margaret Thatcher, typical Churchillian school ("Germany is to blame for all") Torrie, thus pro-Israel, anti-German.

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    Anti-Germanism

    Just two days ago i happened to post this one on SF.

    Remember 1989/90, the fall of the Berlin Wall, followed by the merger of the Soviet Zone with the Western Zones (Yeah, i know officially it was GDR+FRG)? I do.
    There were only 2 countries in the world who were "upset" and opposed to it, and this wasn't the USA nor the declining USSR.
    These voices of protest came from London (Margaret Thatcher) and Tel-Aviv (Itzhak Shamir).
    Two years later:
    Despite protests from Germany as well as some in Britain, the Bomber Harris Trust (an RAF veterans' organisation formed to defend the good name of their commander) erected a statue of him outside the RAF Church of St. Clement Danes, London in 1992. It was unveiled by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother who looked surprised when she was jeered by protesters. The line on the statue reads "The Nation owes them all an immense debt."
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Art...s,_1st_Baronet
    I just say, Germans, pay attention who the real enemy of the German people (not only of those in Europe) and nation is.
    "Chamberlain has now appointed Vansittart, our most important and toughest foe, to a position where he can play a leading role in the diplomatic game against Germany. Henceforth -regardless of what tactical interludes of conciliation may be attempted with regard to us- every day that our political calculations are not actuated by the fundamental idea that England is our most dangerous enemy, would be a gain for our enemies." Joachim von Ribbentrop, 1938
    http://www.stormfront.org/forum/show...&postcount=159

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    Secret British government documents to be published on Friday reveal the deep anxieties felt by Margaret Thatcher and François Mitterrand, the French president, following the fall of the wall.

    The documents, published by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, show that Mr Mitterrand privately warned Lady Thatcher that a reunited Germany might "make even more ground than had Hitler".

    They also show that in January 1990, weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Mr Mitterrand warned Lady Thatcher that the prospect of reunification was turning the Germans into the "bad" people they used to be.

    One document refers to her expressing horror on hearing an incorrect report that the members of the Bundestag in Bonn sang Deutschland uber alles to celebrate the fall of the wall.

    In another document, she is reported as finding the views of Sir Christopher Mallaby, the UK ambassador to Bonn, "alarming", expressing astonishment that he appeared to welcome the prospect of a united Germany.

    The Government's decision to publish the papers, ahead of Germany's 20th anniversary celebrations of the fall of the wall, will be seen as an attempt to show that officials were positive about reunification early on, despite Lady Thatcher's personal concerns.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...rlin-Wall.html

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    Woden's Day

    This is a good one and i hazard to guess that the dailymail made a story from it.
    One document refers to her expressing horror on hearing an incorrect report that the members of the Bundestag in Bonn sang Deutschland uber alles to celebrate the fall of the wall.
    Of course if that really had happened it would have created a scandal of the first order inside the FRG.

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