Stars and Stripes 11-27-1971 West Germany’s Bonnie and Clyde Desperados (Stars and Stripes)

A United Press International news analysis that details the stories of Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof. Like much of the news coverage at the time, the writer presumed that Meinhof and Baader were criminal lovers, much like Bonnie and Clyde, and co-leaders of the group. A related article below actually actually shows the very first reference to both the terms “Baader-Meinhof Gang” (as opposed to “group”) as well as “Red Army Faction.”

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