Talk:Baader-Meinhof Gang

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It's a small point, but my memories of the 70s and 80s are that it was always frerred to as the Baader-Meinhof Gang (which fits with its gangsterish tendencies) rather than Group (and never referred to itself as either). Pachyderm 05:51, 20 August 2007 (EDT)

Tabloid news papers did indeed use Baader-Meinhof-Bande, especially in the beginning, while quality newspapers preferred Gruppe[1]. Later they were called RAF, there "official" name. Order 08:24, 20 August 2007 (EDT)
Fair enough, Order, and thanks. My knowledge of it was solely from British sources. Pachyderm 08:42, 20 August 2007 (EDT)

Edit by Markman

Markman wrote: While the Baader-Meinhof Gang claimed to be against Nazism, many of it's members became Neo-Nazis later on. The most prominent example is former founder Horst Mahler. [2]

This is unsubstantiated: The source - jewishpress - explicitly states that Mahler's carrier is unique, so not many members became Neo-Nazi, but a single one.

I'll changed the entry accordingly. AugustO 15:46, 18 October 2011 (EDT)