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Margaret Hilda Thatcher RIP

Old 8th Apr 2013, 12:13
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Margaret Hilda Thatcher RIP


Margaret Hilda Thatcher

13th October 1925 - 8th April 2013

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Britain's greatest Prime Minister after Winston (in my humble view).
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Old 8th Apr 2013, 12:28
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RIP Baroness Thatcher

RIP, A fine leader who showed a lot of bottle at times.

Coincidently I watched Iron Lady a couple of nights ago.
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You might not agree with all of her policies but no denying (in my mind) that she was the last great British PM. She makes those following her and the current generation of Uk politicans seem very weak and timid.
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I struggle to see what this thread has to do with this forum.
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Old 8th Apr 2013, 13:10
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I struggle to see what this thread has to do with this forum.
Hear, hear. Off to Jet Blast with you.

But before you go, here's a thought: state funeral or national party?
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If we'd had a defence secretary as strong as her - then (John Knott) we'd have done the job properly in the Falklands and carried on into Argentina making it:
Argentiniashire.

She transformed this country for the better. Sorely missed.
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Memories of Maggie


At Kinawley at the South Fermanagh border where she met members of the RUC courtesy of a Wessex in 1979


Boarding a Bristow 61 (wearing immersion suit) on 4th July 1980 to visit the Forties Field


Alighting from a VH-3D Sea King with husband Dennis at the completion of a US visit on 2nd March 1981

Hobo: If you read the Nostalgia Thread you would know that Maggie was a keen Rotorheads fan!
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I had the pleasure of flying her whilst at Alan Mann's shortly after she came out of office; very charming lady. From memory it was up to Teesside from Heathrow in one of the FJC aircraft. RIP Maggie.
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You might not agree with all of her policies but no denying (in my mind) that she was the last great British PM. She makes those following her and the current generation of Uk politicans seem very weak and timid.
I agree with you Spitfire boy!

RIP Maggie!
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I always remember her commons retort to a suggestion that she should be the governor of the new European Central Bank. When the chaos subsided she sparked " what a good idea! "

Brilliant patriotic lady.
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Please not a thread for every celebrity death...otherwise we'll risk descending into...







I/C
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Apparently she asked to be cremated, but there's no coal...
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She made her mark. On the balance, from this side of the pond, more good than harm. Knew what being a leader was about.
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