A Time For Change

Fallingbostel, West Germany
Sept. 29, 1986
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was taking no flak last week as she fired a round from a Challenger tank at the nato training ground [where she was visiting British forces]. Decked out in stout walking shoes, flowing scarf and goggles, Thatcher looked like a "cross between Isadora Duncan and Lawrence of Arabia," as the Daily Telegraph affectionately put it. With the help of a few tips from the
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commander of the Royal Hussars' regiment, the British leader locked on her target with a laser beam...

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