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The siege ends with a series of explosions, which kill several RAF members and injure the hostages. There is no logical flow that makes this history of the RAF coherent. Meanwhile, Herold’s assistant asks why people who have never met Baader are willing to take orders from him.

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex

The involvement of U. The reader hardly needs a word-for-word and minute-by-minute account of minor details.

The group later known as the Red Army Faction continued its terrorism through the 80’s and 90’s, but this account focuses on the years from its inception with Baader, Ensslin, and Meinhof.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The last edition is from Amazing how the ideals and Utopias from the 60’s gradually degenerate into a nonsense violent political movement with a very small number of members, none of them very sane from the head and, at the same time so influential. The first part adds ten minutes and 41 seconds of new footage, the second part 3 minutes and 41 seconds.

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex by Stefan Aust

I’d give it five stars except it’s a little choppy in places, and could’ve been a bit clearer in some mwinhof its explanation of the timeline, but I appreciated how plainly Aust tried to tell the story with as little judgment as possible, on either side. The story of the R. A world constantly changing and heading towards decadence, decay and the unknown. In response, Meinhof hangs herself in her cell. Even so, Ensslin and Baader obtain two way radios and continue smuggling orders outside. But then, Baader is arrested.


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It still could remain one of the definitive chronological histories of the RAF but with proper editing and translating, it could be ever better. Aust has shown his life’s meinof.

Those seeds are still blossoming today black blocs are a good example with a mix of anarchism, anti capitalism and violence. But that has not brought an end to utopian dreams. Get to Know Us. The Baader Meinhof Complex German: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As grisly footage of the maimed and the dead appears onscreen, Meinhof’s press statements rationalizing the bombings are heard in voiceover.

Retrieved from ” https: When bombs are mentioned, the police spy says I can teach you how to build bombs. I do understand their anger though, especially with American military aggression in their imperial war against Vietnam.

In short, a very charismatic leader – Andreas Baader – met Gudrun Ensslin – a preacher’s daughter – and gelled together politically and as lovers.

The message of this book, one perhaps not intended by mienhof author, is that extreme stances often lead to extreme measures to make them come about. Edel uses a variety of film stocks to match the patchiness of the vintage footage he weaves into his narrative, adding to the authenticity.

If he meanders off track at times, it is because there is alot of storytelling and facts to display for audiences. In a sign that RAF terrorism will continue, the last moments of the film show the murder of hostage Hanns-Martin Schleyer. However, this good book is kept from being a great book, firstly by its seemingly haphazard approach, jumping from one incident to another, very rarely linking them together.


The movie is very faithful to the book. Of course I saw the film first, because I didn’t know anything about the RAF at all before the film, but after seeing it–and it’s komppex great, incidentally–I had to know everything I could about it. I read this book because I had seen the film, and read John Le Carre’s Absolute Friends which follows a similar storyline. Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, Jan-Karl Rapse, and Ulrike Meinhof were the founding members and leading lights of one of the major leftwing and anti-imperialist groups from that era; baadee Bonnie-and-Clyde-like existence, robbing banks and setting bombs, juxtaposed with their middle-class backgrounds ensured they would remain remembered, long after that fateful night in Stammheim Prison.

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There is an overall sense of linear narrative, but the book seemed to bounce back and forth between di I’d been eyeballing this book for months and decided to pick ,einhof up after I saw the movie which was good, too, but left me with a ton of questions. Jan 29, K. British Board of Film Classification. The coda about the investigation meinjof their deaths, and the glaring, and troubling inconsistencies was intriguing.

The chapters vary widely in length and detail.