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Wolfgang Grundmann

Grundmann joined the Baader-Meinhof Gang with his girlfriend Ingeborg Barz late in 1971. He was holed up in a Hamburg safehouse on 2 March 1972 with Manfred Grashof, when police raided the place. Grashof shot and several injured a cop (Hans Eckhardt died three weeks later from his injuries). Grundmann and Grashof were taken into [read all]

Manfred Grashof

Born in October of 1946, Manfred Grashof was in the Baader-Meinhof Gang from the time of the freeing of Andreas Baader from police custody in May of 1970. Prior to that he had been a member of Berlin’s wild Kommune I. After Baader’s escape he traveled with the gang to Jordan for guerrilla training. On [read all]

March 2, 1972 Hamburg and Augsberg

Hamburg police raid an apartment used by the Baader-Meinhof Gang for producing forged documents. In the evening, Manfred Grashof and Wolfgang Grundmann enter the apartment and are surprised by the police. Grundmann gives up immediately, but Grashof fires at the cops from behind Grundmann. Police Chief Superintendent Hans Eckhardt, who is in charge of Hamburg’s [read all]