All posts for Kaiserlautern

7-10-1972 Eight Terrorist Gang Suspects Still Sought

A Stars and Stripes report on the capture of Irmgard Möller and Klaus Jünschke, and the efforts to capture an additional eight suspected terrorists. PDF: 7-10-1972 Eight Terrorist Gang Suspects Still Sought

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)

February 21, 1972 Kaiserlautern

Members of the Baader-Meinhof Gang, in full carnival-mask regalia, raid the local branch of the Bavarian Mortgage and Exchange Bank, netting DM 285,000. Later that day Gang member Ingeborg Barz (who had been in the group for about three months) telephones her mother in Berlin, indicating that she wants to quit. Crying, Barz tells her [read all]

December 23, 1971 Hamburg

Though there is nothing to connect the Kaiserlautern murder to the Baader-Meinhof Gang at this time, the Springer Press newspaper Bild publishes a story headlined “Baader-Meinhof murders on.”

December 22, 1971 Kaiserlautern

RAF members Klaus Jünschke, Ingeborg Barz, and Wolfgang Grundmann raid a branch of the Bavarian Mortgage and Exchange Bank. A police officer, Herbert Schoner, walks in on the raid and is shot dead.