The Baader-Meinhof Gang Irene Goergens

Born April 1951. Underground name: “Peggy.” Irene Goergens was the illegitimate daughter of an American GI. She was a follower of Ulrike Meinhof, having met her while Meinhof was researching youth homes for her telefilm “Bambule.”

Goergens was arrested in October of 1970 along with Horst Mahler, Brigitte Asdonk, and Ingrid Schubert. She was tried and found guilty in the fall of 1972 for her participation in the triple Berlin bank robbery a month before her arrest.