Baader Meinhof Gang

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Noun1.Baader Meinhof Gang - a radical left-wing revolutionary terrorist group active in Germany from 1968 until 1977
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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(15) German biopic of 60s Baader Meinhof gang radicals Bernward Vesper and Gudrun Ensslin, their relationship and different approaches to world change.
The film's makers glamorise the Baader Meinhof Gang (properly called the Red Army Faction, or RAF, with its logo a sub-machine-gun superimposed on a red star) and its politics in three ways.
He will walk free in January after serving 26 years in prison for a spate of murders, kidnappings and hijackings during the bloody ''German Autumn'' of the late 1970s, when the RAF - also known as the Baader Meinhof gang - terrorised West Germany.