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Having also learned that Meinhof wishes to send her two children to a training camp for suicide bombers, Homann informs Meinhof’s former colleague Stefan Austwho returns the children to their father. The last edition is from But all-in-all a good and interesting read. But, as a non-German, I would have appreciated more context on the story–such as the significances of events taking This is a disturbing book because it captures the horror of the violence of both the FDR government and subversives, along with all of the ambiguity of the political positioning of each.

While the plan called for Meinhof to look like an innocent journalist caught in a prison break, she flees with Baader and Ensslin, thereby incriminating herself in the murders of an unarmed civilian and two policemen. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The book is very well developed, showing depth in research and fluent writing.

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 Lists with This Book. And for Meticulously researched to the point of nearly drowning within the chaos of the terrorist activities of the Red Army Faction.

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.

There was an new-to-me insight that these were German youth growing up in post-WWII Germany, discouraged about whether anything had changed since their parents generation had perpetrated or tolerated the holocaust. In response, Meinhof hangs herself in her cell. Meiner Meinung nach handelt es sich bei diesem Buch um ein reines Info-Medium, welches jedoch aufgrund der rasanten und dramatischen Handlungen sehr unterhaltenswert ist.


Only 1 left in stock – order soon. I do understand their anger though, especially with American military aggression in their imperial war against Vietnam. The book, however, delves a lot deeper and especially exposes Baader as a more two-faced and hypocritical person than I think the film did. The other interesting thing is to see how often Germany’s Verfassungsschutz was present in the early violence of the far left in the 70s, even supplying Molotov cocktails, bomb instructions and plans, i.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. While covering their trial, Ulrike Meinhof finds herself deeply moved by their commitment to armed struggle against what they see as a Neo-Nazi Government.

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And they went abroad, making sure that Baader-Ensslin could rule the band and that very little that was critique against them could escape unhurt kompkex and that went both for people on the bch and the outside.

In this book, when they need guns, the police spy says, I can get you guns. In an interview with Der SpiegelSchleyer expressed a belief that The Baader-Meinhoff Complex accurately portrays the RAF, for the first time in a German film, as, “a ruthless and merciless gang of murderers.

They adopted the feel of the changing times and extreme frustration over the fact that a lot of people talked but did nothing. But that has not brought an end to utopian dreams. British Board of Film Classification. I do remember reading and hearing about the RAF in the news during the 80s.

Meinhkf detailed account of Germany’s urban guerilla Baader-Meinhof Group from its beginning in to the deaths of the original leaders in Stammheim in The involvement of Komplrx.

She explains, that they, like Meinhof, were “in control of the outcome until the very end”. The questions that remain unanswered at the end are deeply troubling and thought provoking. The primary focus of the book is on the founding members of the group called variously the Red Army Faction, the Baader-Meinhof group or the Baaded gang the first by the group itself, the latter two by supporters or detractors, respectivelya group that was active from through the s and whose actions included bank robberies, bombings, murders, kidnappings and the hijacking of a German passenger jet.

We meet Gudrun Ubch Johanna Wokalek and boyfriend Andreas Baader Moritz Bleibtreu who begin a series of retaliations against the state, thus surrounding themselves with other young idealists.


As you may expect, one of the most complete books you can get on 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.

Aug 29, Hamuel Sunter rated it it was ok.

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Mit Interesse und Abscheu bin ich durch diese Zeit gegangen. A fascinating piece of German history told by an author who was personally acquainted with several members of the group and played a small role in the events covered in the book himself. Archived from the original on 13 May But then, Baader is arrested. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He komplexx to skip chronological order, especially in the beginning, assuming his audience knows how the story plays out.

The film was subsidized by several film financing boards to the sum meinhog EUR 6.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The information is there, and it’s overall quite detailed. Aust shows the RAF born of outrages like the police murder of Benno Ohnesorg, an assassination attempt on radical leader Rudi Dutschke and American military bases throughout the country.

Oct 01, Jules Newschool rated it really liked it.

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Soon after, Meinhof leaves her husband for Peter Homann. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, this good book is kept from being a great book, firstly by its seemingly haphazard approach, jumping from one incident to another, very rarely linking them together.

Archived from the original on 30 October His performance is one where you either love him or hate him. Aust more famous as having been the editor-in-chief for the SPIEGEL for 14 years kept on returning to this book in subsequent editions adding new knowl As you may expect, one of the most complete books you can get on 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.