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He profiles Andreas Baader, rootless anarchist-turned-urban guerrilla; Gudrun Esslin, the ferocious pastor’s daughter who achieved “a state of euphoria” through terrorism; and Ulrike M Stefan Aust presents a remarkable portrait of the Red Army Faction, West Germany’s most successful left-wing terrorist movement.

But Baader and Ensslin’s bombing campaigns were child’s play compared to the nihilistic depredations of RAF’s second meijhof, who lingered on into the early ’90s. Extremely detailed account of Germany’s urban guerilla Baader-Meinhof Group from its beginning in to the deaths of the original leaders in Stammheim in Knowing that the imprisoned RAF members have ordered both murders, the West German Government returns them to solitary confinement.

Help us improve our Author Pages meinhf updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Get to Know Us. That’s not why I read such a book.

The main problem is that there is no structure to the book. Oct 01, Jules Newschool rated baxder really liked it. I’d give it five stars except it’s a little choppy in places, and could’ve been a bit clearer in some of its explanation of the timeline, but I appreciated how plainly Aust tried to tell the story with as little judgment as possible, on either side.

Echoes of Der Untergang anyone? The RAF managed to unleash a wave of crime that forced the German authorities to modernize their means of investigation and prosecution. There is so much curios stuff happening in this book I never heard about – did you know that there were a few other anti-system terrorist organisations at the time? They perceived themselves, perhaps rightly so, as the only group willing to see the revolution carried out to the extent its creators intended.


He is not, however, a proponent of the methods used by the group during its reign of terror. Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, Jan-Karl Rapse, and Ulrike Meinhof were the founding members and leading lights of one “This is the Auschwitz generation, and there’s no arguing with them!

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

Now, those with extreme convictions, whether religious or political, are looking to create a world without compromise, a world that follows their beliefs to the extreme, whether or not their logic makes sense in a larger, global context. Retrieved 16 September A fascinating piece of German history told by an author who was personally acquainted with several members of the group and pla As gripping as a good suspense novel, this book offers a comprehensive history of the self-proclaimed “urban guerilla” organisation calling itself the Red Army Faction RAF from its founding in to its official dissolution inincluding its origins in the student movements of the 60s, its main players, aims, and crimes committed by its members and in its name.

I assure you the book is much less grindhouse Recommended for: Meinhof, suffering from depression and remorse over the deaths caused by their bombings, is subjected to sadistic emotional abuse by Baader and Ensslin, who call her a traitor and “a knife in the RAF’s back”.

If you believe in revolution, then you must become a revolutionary. Perhaps, too, an issue lies with the translation because it too leaves a disjointed feeling. Die Drogenkarriere des Jan C. We’ll probably meeinhof know. More biographical background on the key players would have helped the book flow better.

When the news reaches the free RAF members, they are devastated and certain that the trio was murdered. Mich hat dieser Teil der Geschichte immer sehr interessiert. neinhof

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This does not let the narrative build but instead leaves it feeling disjointed. This is how marxism-Leninism meets the nuthouse. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I do understand their anger though, especially with American military aggression in their imperial war against Vietnam. Edel uses a variety bkch film stocks to match the patchiness of the vintage footage he weaves into his narrative, adding to the authenticity. It is told with no bias to either side by Stefan Aust who is a journalist he knew some of the participantsand really tries and succeeds in my opinion to be truly objective As you may expect, one of the most complete books you can get komple history of the German Red Army Faction, but also on the political atmosphere that led to its creation, and the subsequent panic of the German state.


However, Aust does reference some of the readings frequently consulted by RAF leaders, so if you’re in search of a reading list, here you go: RAF member Siegfried Hausner survives the blast but is critically wounded, extradited to West Germany and dies in a prison hospital. Be the first to ask a question about Der Baader Meinhof Komplex. In this telling, we can glimpse the rise of the Big Brother surveillance state, as well as modern techniques for negotiating in hostage situations ie never give them anything.

Beginning with newsreel and television clips that place us in the era; Grim footage being fed back from Vietnam, the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Malcolm X, Edel evokes the spirit of the age.

Authoritarian society is matched by the authoritarian leadership of the R. There are over 40 chapters in the first baaedr alone, many of which are one or two pages long.

The information is there, and it’s overall quite detailed.

Ensslin and Meinhof are captured soon after. The author presents an incredibly detailed and interesting account of the times leading to the creation of the RAF, and its actions once formed. How will the changes take place? English Choose a language for shopping.