When I became a soldier, I was drafted in 1937, and instead of being released two years later, I had to stay on because the war had started in the meantime. I was a soldier for more than eight years, as long a time as I was Chancellor.

Helmut Schmidt

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Author Profession: Statesman
Nationality: German
Born: December 23, 1918
Died: November 10, 2015

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