The Iron Lady's Views on German Reunification 'The Germans Are Back!'

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher bitterly opposed Germany's reunification. 'We beat the Germans twice, and now they're back,' she allegedly remarked after the fall of the Berlin Wall. But a new raft of documents reveals just how isolated in her opinion the Iron Lady really was.
Polite smiles at a formal meeting of Margaret Thatcher and Helmut Kohl in 1986. The Iron Lady learned to live with German reunification but remained very suspicious of Germans.

Polite smiles at a formal meeting of Margaret Thatcher and Helmut Kohl in 1986. The Iron Lady learned to live with German reunification but remained very suspicious of Germans.

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