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Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member16 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.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 9:33 p.m. PST

RIP Sir.


zoneofcontrol17 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.


goragrad18 Jun 2017 1:12 p.m. PST


Martin from Canada18 Jun 2017 8:30 p.m. PST



Tom Bryant22 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 Wolfman27 Jun 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

Rest easy,and danke.

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