Germany United

Re your article on Germany, "Divided They Stand" [Sept. 21]: No longer. The country has been reunited for 20 years now, and most people under 35 cannot even remember that Germany and Europe were once separated into two political blocs. The Iron Curtain and the Wall are long forgotten episodes that young people only know from history books. They do not distinguish between East and West, North and South. They think of the future, not the past. Likewise most of the elderly are very happy with the new Germany after the end of the Cold War.
Rolf Reichert, ASCHAFFENBURG,...

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