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Ulrich Scholze

A physics student, Uli Scholze (born in December 1947) joined the Baader-Meinhof Gang soon after they returned from training in the Jordan desert in late summer of 1970. Scholze was arrested with Ali Jansen on December 21, 1970. Jansen shot crazily at the police, hitting no one, but Scholze went along quietly. Jansen was later [read all]

Heinrich “Ali” Jansen

Born in February 1948, Ali Jansen joined the Baader-Meinhof Gang shortly after its return from training in the Jordan desert. He helped out in the “triple coup” Berlin bank raids in the fall of 1970. Jansen was arrested on 23 December, 1970, along with Uli Scholze. During the arrest Jansen reaches for his concealed handgun [read all]

Early October 1970, West Berlin

New recruits join the gang at a rapid clip. Jan-Carl Raspe and his girlfriend Marianne Herzog join, as does Ali Jansen.