All posts for Helmut Schmidt

11-17-1977 France Extradites Terrorists Lawyer (NY Times)

Piece covering the extradition of Klaus Croissant, as well as the proposed shoot to kill law for Police in The Federal Republic. PDF: 11-17-1977 France Extradites Terrorists Lawyer (NY Times)

11-12-1974 West Germans Gird for Terror (AP)

Another piece on the events following the death of Holger Meins. PDF: 11-12-1974 West Germans Gird for Terror (AP)

11-12-1974 Germans Order Extra Security (NY Times)

Reporting the fall-out from the death of Holger Meins by hunger strike, including the assasination of Judge Gunter Von Drenkmann and riots in Berlin. PDF: 11-12-1974 Germans Order Extra Security (NY Times)

11-10-1977 Schmidt Hopeful on Terrorist Hunt (NY Times)

PDF: 11-10-1977 Schmidt Hopeful on Terrorist Hunt (NY Times)

10-26-1977 Germany Faces Tough Task in Controlling Terrorism Editorial (AP)

PDF: 10-26-1977 Germany Faces Tough Task in Controlling Terrorism Editorial (AP)

10-24-1977 We’ve Won! Terrorists Exulted Just Before They Died (AP)

PDF: 10-24-1977 We’ve Won! Terrorists Exulted Just Before They Died (AP)

10-23-1977 Baader-Meinhof Hits at Europe (UPI)

PDF: 10-23-197 Baader-Meinhof Hits at Europe (UPI)

10-20-1977 Bonn Guards Liberty in Terrorism Fight (AP)

PDF: 10-20-1977 Bonn Guards Liberty in Terrorism Fight (AP)

10-14-1977 Hijackers Demand Freedom for 13 Terrorists (UPI)

PDF: 10-14-1977 Hijackers Demand Freedom for 13 Terrorists (UPI)

7-3-1972 Germany Passes Gun Law (AP)

Short piece on new Federal gun law with some contemporary economic background. PDF: 7-3-1972 Germany Passes Gun Law (AP)

4-27-1975 Bonn Radical Group has Violent Past (UPI)

Short resume of events following The Federal Governments pledge to stamp out the RAF. PDF: 4-27-1975 Bonn Radical Group has Violent Past (UPI)

4-25-1975 GermanTerroristCaptured (UPI)

A virually identical article to the previous post. PDF: 4-25-1975 GermanTerroristCaptured (UPI)

4-25-1975 German Terrorist Captured (AP)

Report on the fall out following the Stockholm siege, including the conviction of June 2nd Movement member Ronald Augustin. PDF: 4-25-1975 German Terrorist Captured

4-24-1975 Five Terrorists Seize Embassy (AP)

An updated version of the previous article which names two suspected members of the group that seized the embassy. PDF: 4-24-1975 Five Terrorists Seize Embassy

4-24-1975 Five Terrorists Seize Embassy (UPI)

A United Press International article detailing the initial takeover of the West Germany Embassy in Stockholm by the Red Army Faction. PDF 4-24-1975 Five Terrorists Seize Embassy

4-25-1975 German Terrorists Captured After Embassy Bomb Attack (UPI)

United Press International story in the April 25, 1975 edition of the Montreal Gazette, providing coverage of the aftermath of the disastrous Red Army Faction takeover of the West German Embassy in Stockholm. As with many article of the era, it perpetuates common misconceptions about the group (such as Ulrike Meinhof being the leader). PDF: German Terrorists [read all]