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11.   The "Prague Spring" Comes to an End when Warsaw Pact Troops Invade the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic – Woman with a Photograph of Alexander Dubcek und Ludvík Svoboda (August 21, 1968)
After the Slovak Alexander Dubcek was elected First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia on January 5, 1968, a series of economic, social, and political....
The "Prague Spring" Comes to an End when Warsaw Pact Troops Invade the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic – Woman with a Photograph of Alexander Dubcek und Ludvík Svoboda (August 21, 1968)
12.   Uschi Obermaier and Rainer Langhans, Members of "Commune I" (1969)
“Commune I” (“Kommune I”) grew out of the student movement’s extra-parliamentary opposition and....
Uschi Obermaier and Rainer Langhans, Members of
13.   "The Example of Angela Davis" (June 3-4, 1972)
The American civil rights activist and writer Angela Davis first met the German philosopher Herbert Marcuse at Brandeis....
14.   Wanted Poster: "Baader/Meinhof Gang" (c. 1970-72)
On May 14, 1970, Andreas Baader was violently freed from a correctional facility in the West Berlin neighborhood of Tegel. This paved the way for the birth of....
Wanted Poster: "Baader/Meinhof Gang" (c. 1970-72)
15.   "The Killers' War against the State": The Kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer (September 12, 1977)
In response to the imprisonment of most of the members of the first generation of the RAF, a second generation formed. Their primary goal was to free their jailed comrades-in-arms. The RAF’s “Offensive....
"The Killers' War against the State": The Kidnapping of Hanns-Martin Schleyer (September 12, 1977)
16.   The Arrival of the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the German Federal Police (GSG 9) at the Cologne/Bonn Airport (October 18, 1977)
On October 13, 1977, four Palestinian terrorists hijacked a Lufthansa airliner (“Landshut”) en route from Mallorca to Frankfurt am Main. There were 86 passengers and five crew members on board. The....
The Arrival of the Counter-Terrorism Unit of the German Federal Police (GSG 9) at the Cologne/Bonn Airport (October 18, 1977)
17.   Burial of RAF Members Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, and Jan-Carl Raspe (October 27, 1977)
After the "second generation" of the Red Army Faction (RAF) failed to force the release of the imprisoned founders of the terrorist group through violence and extortion (e.g. the kidnapping of
Burial of RAF Members Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, and Jan-Carl Raspe (October 27, 1977)
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