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    Ronald Reagan Speech Signed "Ronald Reagan" at the top of the first page, 6.5 pages, 8.5" x 14", separate sheets stapled together in the upper left. "The White House/Office of the Press Secretary/(Ramstein Air Force Base, Federal Republic of Germany)/For Immediate Release May 6, 1985/Remarks of the President/at Hambach Castle/Hambach, Federal Republic of Germany." President Reagan was in Germany to commemorate the 40th anniversary of V-E Day and the defeat of Nazi Germany. Speech as delivered, noting "Applause" and "Laughter." In his last speech in Germany before he left for Spain, Pres. Reagan said, in part, " Europe today -- divided by concrete walls, by electrified barbed wire, and by mined and manicured fields, killing fields -- it is a living portrait of the most compelling truth of our time: The future belongs to the free... Now, we hear it said by some that Europe may be glum about her future, that Europe dares no more. Well, forgive me, but I think this kind of talk is nonsense. And I hope you think it's nonsense, too. It is you, Germany, and you, Europe, that gave the values and vitality of Judeo-Christian civilization to America and to the world. It is Europe that has known more tragedy and triumph than any place in history. Each time you suffered, you sprang back like giants -- the giants, Adenauer and Schuman, Churchill and Monnet. Today, only 40 years after the most devastating war known to man, Western Europe has risen in glory from its ruins..." Fine condition.

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