"German Chancellor Helmut Kohl" Topic
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| Saginaw ||16 Jun 2017 4:02 p.m. PST|
West Germany's last chancellor and a reunited Germany's first. Despite the politics of the past, Chancellor Kohl was an important ally against the old Soviet Union in the waning days of the Cold War. As a young man, he saw his nation tragically split apart, but he was fortunate to live to see it united again in peace.
Godspeed, Chancellor Kohl, and thank you very much.
| Cacique Caribe ||16 Jun 2017 9:33 p.m. PST|
|zoneofcontrol ||17 Jun 2017 2:31 p.m. PST|
I think of him mostly for his time during the reunification. There was more than a little doom & gloom and fear of what was going to happen. I think he helped what was expected to be a bumpy ride both internally and externally, actually proceed quite well.
|goragrad||18 Jun 2017 1:12 p.m. PST|
|Martin from Canada||18 Jun 2017 8:30 p.m. PST|
|Tom Bryant||22 Jun 2017 8:16 p.m. PST|
As perhaps one of our most important allies in the Cold War thank you. May you and a re-united Germany finally find peace, God Bless You Herr Chancellor. May we be worthy of your efforts.
|Old Wolfman||27 Jun 2017 10:53 a.m. PST|