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28-04-1977

Communist terrorists Baader-Meinhof leaders sentenced for murders

The sentencing of three of Germany’s most notorious urban guerrilla gang, for four murders and over 30 counts of attempted murder, was not the end for the group but only another chapter. In September that year, a woman with a pushchair would step out in front of a car in Cologne. When the car braked, the woman pulled out two machine guns. The bodyguards of German industrialist Hanns Martin Schleyer were killed immediately and his body was found a month later.