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But after my death will come something really great,
an overwhelming revelation to the world of my mission.
My spirit will rise from the grave, and the world will see I was right."
Margaret Thatcher feared reunited Germany would 'make more ground than Hitler'
Nicholas Ridley had described the EU as 'a German racket designed to take over the whole of Europe', adding that giving up sovereigntyto Brussels was as bad as giving it to Adolf Hitler.
But it emerged yesterday that while his public comments in 1990 cost him his career, similar sentiments were being privately shared by his own prime minister and France's president Mitterrand.
'Horror': German Neo-Nazis march after the fall of the Berlin Wall
Around the same time - amid the euphoria of the fall of the Berlin Wall - Francois Mitterrand told Mrs Thatcher that a united Germany might 'make even more ground than Hitler had'.
Over lunch at the Elysee Palace, the French leader talked about how reunification would see the re-emergence of the 'bad' Germans who had once dominated Europe.
Mrs Thatcher's deep opposition to reunification and the true extent of Britain and France's anxieties over a new Germany are revealed today in secret papers released by the Foreign Office ahead of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Shared concerns: In 1990 French President Francois Mitterrand warned Margaret Thatcher of the potential threat of a unified Germany
Controversial: Nicholas Ridley was forced to resign after airing his acerbic view of the Germans
One refers to Mrs Thatcher expressing horror on hearing reports that members of the Bundestag parliament in Bonn allegedly sang 'Deutschland uber alles' to celebrate the fall of the Wall.
While the event of 1989 is now regarded as a triumphant landmark in the history of post-war Europe, 20 years ago the imminent emergence of a united Germany raised real fears in London and Paris. The depth of both leaders' concerns are documented in memos written by Charles Powell, the then foreign affairs adviser to Mrs Thatcher, detailing discussions between the two leaders. The Berlin Wall came down in November 1989 but Germany was not formally reunited until October 1990.
One night in history: There was joy in Berlin as travel restrictions were lifted, but further afield Mrs Thatcher and President Mitterrand were nervous
A united Berlin: Mrs Thatcher was horrified to hear reports of Bundestag members singing 'Deutschland uber alles' to celebrate the fall of the Wall
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