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5-21-1975 German Bonnie, Clyde on Trial (AP)

Article on the eve of the Stammheim trial, still casting Baader and Meinhof as the “Bonnie and Clyde” of the RAF. PDF: 5-21-1975 German Bonnie, Clyde on Trial (AP)

5-28-1972 Bonn gets warning of more bombings (Guardian UK)

A great and concise summary of events up to and including the Heidelberg bombing, including short biographies of Badder and Meinhoff. It also mentions both the Petra Schelm and Thomas Welsbecker Commando as well as Bonn’s plans to deal with the “inner enemy”.  PDF: 5-28-1972 Bonn gets warning of more bombings

5-13-1972 Two More German Buildings Bombed (AP)

An Associated Press article detailing bombings at police stations in Augsburg and Munich, a day after three bombs went off in Frankfurt. PDF: 5-13-1972 Two More German Buildings Bombed

5-13-1972 Blasts Rip West German Police Offices (AP)

An Associated Press article detailing bombings at police stations in Augsburg and Munich, a day after three bombs went off in Frankfurt at the US Army V Corps HQ. PDF: 5-13-1972 Blasts Rip West German Police Offices

May 12, 1972 Augsburg and Munich

Angela Luther and Irmgard Möller sneak into the Augsburg Police department and leave two time-delay pipe bombs. The bombs explode shortly after noon, injuring five policemen. Later in the Baader, Meins, and Ensslin leave a car bomb to explode in the parking lot of the state Bundeskriminalamt in Munich, destroying 60 cars. The Baader-Meinhof Gang, [read all]