All posts for Norbert Schmid

March 1, 1972 Tübingen

Police nerves are wearing thin. With the shootout death of police officer Norbert Schmid the previous October weighing in their minds, the police are wary that any minor traffic stop might be a date with death. In Tübingen, police attempt to apprehend a young man fleeing in a car. Eventually the man is mowed down [read all]

October 22, 1971 Hamburg

Margrit Schiller is captured by police. While arresting her, RAF members Irmgard Möller and Gerhard Müller attempt to rescue her, getting into a shootout with police. Police sergeant Heinz Lemke is shot in the foot. Sergeant Norbert Schmid is killed.