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Overview Dead and Injured


In total 30 deaths caused by the RAF in attacks and during arrests or arrest attempts:

Norbert Schmid (33) 22-10-1971 Police Officer Search Hamburg
Herbert Schoner (32) 22-12-1971 Police Officer Holdup Kaiserslautern
Paul A Bloomquist (39) 11-5-1972 US Officer Attack Frankfurt
Clyde R Bonner (29) 24-5-1972 US Soldier Attack Heidelberg
Ronald A Woodward (26) 24-5-1972 US Soldier Attack Heidelberg
Charles L Peck (23) 24-5-1972 US Soldier Attack Heidelberg
Baron Andreas von Mirbach (44) 25-4-1975 Military Attaché Hostage Stockholm, shot
Heinz Hillegaart (64) 25-4-1975 Economic Attaché Hostage Stockholm, shot
Siegfried Buback (57) 7-4-1977 Chief Federal Prosecutor Attack
Georg Wurster (33) 13-4-1977 Chief Driver Attack on Buback, shot
Wolfgang Göbel (30) 7-4-1977 Driver Attack on Buback, shot
Jürgen Ponto (53) 30-7-1977 Banker Failed kidnapping
Reinhold Brändle (41) 5-9-1977 Bodyguard Kidnapping Schleyer, shot
Roland Pieler (20) 5-9-1977 Bodyguard Kidnapping Schleyer, shot
Helmut Ulmer (24) 5-9-1977 Bodyguard Kidnapping Schleyer, shot
Heinz Marcisz (41) 5-9-1977 Driver Kidnapping Schleyer, shot
Arie Kranenburg (46) 22-9-1977 Police Officer Search Utrecht
Hanns Martin Schleyer (62) 19-10-1977 President Employers Federation Shot after kidnapping
Hans-Wilhelm Hansen (26) 24-9-1978 Police Officer Search Dortmund
Dirk de Jong (19) 1-11-1978 Customs Officer Search Kerkrade
Johannes Goemans (24) 14-11-1978 Customs Officer Search Kerkrade 1 Nov 1978
Ernst Zimmermann (55) 1-2-1985 MTU President Attack
Edward Pimental (20) 8-8-1985 US Soldier Killed for Rhein-Main Air Base attack
Frank H Scarton (20) 8-8-1985 US Soldier Rhein-Main Air Base attack
Becky Jo Bristol (25) 8-8-1985 US Army Employee Rhein-Main Air Base attack
Karl Heinz Beckurts (56) 9-7-1986 Siemens Board Member Attack
Eckhard Groppler (42) 9-7-1986 Driver Attack Beckurts
Gerold von Braunmühl (51) 10-10-1986 Foreign Office Director Attack
Alfred Herrhausen (59) 30-11-1989 Deutsche Bank President Attack
Detlev Karsten Rohwedder (58) 1-4-1991 Treuhandanstalt Chairman Attack

On the side of the RAF, 16 dead, of whom 8 prisoners and 2 by car accident:

Petra Schelm (21) 15-7-1971 RAF Search Hamburg
Thomas Weissbecker (23) 2-3-1972 RAF Search Augsburg
Holger Meins (33) 9-11-1974 RAF, Prisoner Died in hungerstrike
Ulrich Wessel (29) 25-4-1975 RAF Died in action, Stockholm
Siegfried Hausner (23) 4-5-1975 RAF, Prisoner After Stockholm, not transportable
Ulrike Meinhof (41) 9-5-1976 RAF, Prisoner Found hanged in Stammheim prison
Andreas Baader (34) 18-10-1977 RAF, Prisoner Found shot in Stammheim prison
Gudrun Ensslin (37) 18-10-1977 RAF, Prisoner Found hanged in Stammheim prison
Jan Raspe (33) 18-10-1977 RAF, Prisoner Found shot in Stammheim prison
Ingrid Schubert (33) 12-11-1977 RAF, Prisoner Found hanged in Stadelheim prison
Willy Peter Stoll (28) 6-9-1978 RAF Search Dusseldorf
Michael Knoll (29) 7-10-1978 RAF Search Dortmund
Elisabeth von Dyck (28) 4-5-1979 RAF Search Nuremberg
Wolfgang Beer (26) 25-7-1980 RAF Car accident
Juliane Plambeck (28) 25-7-1980 RAF Car accident
Wolfgang Grams (40) 27-6-1993 RAF, Prisoner Shot after arrest

Further 9 killed during police raids:

Georg von Rauch (24) 4-12-1971 June 2nd Movement Search West Berlin
Richard Epple (17) 1-3-1972 Uninvolved apprentice Search Tübingen
Ian McLeod (34) 25-6-1972 Uninvolved sales rep Search Stuttgart
Günther Jendrian (24) 21-5-1974 Uninvolved taxi driver Search Munich
Werner Sauber (28) 9-5-1975 June 2nd Search Cologne
Fritz Sippel (22) 7-5-1976 Police Officer Sprendlingen, accidentally shot by colleague
Helmut Schlaudraff (43) 13-4-1977 Uninvolved shepherd Search near Lahn-Wetzlar
Manfred Perder (43) 3-4-1980 Uninvolved sound technician Search near Neuss, shot by sharpshooter
Horst Meyer (43) 15-9-1999 Militant Search Vienna

Further 4 dead under unclear circumstances:

Hans Eckhardt (50) 22-3-1972 Senior Police Officer Arrest Manfred Grashof 3/3/72
Johanna Keller 18-6-1976 Lawyer's Secretary Fire bomb against lawyer's office
Edith Kletzhändler (56) 19-11-1979 Uninvolved Passer-by Ricochet at pursuit after holdup Zurich
Michael Newrzella (25) 27-6-1993 GSG9 Sharpshooter Possibly accidentally shot by police officers

On the side of RZ, June 2nd Movement and other groups further 11-12 dead:

Katharina Hammerschmidt (32) 29-5-1975 Militant, ailing prisoner set free Lacking medical care in jail
Wilfried Böse (27) 4-7-1976 RZ Died in action, Entebbe
Brigitte Kuhlmann (27) 4-7-1976 RZ Died in action, Entebbe
Zohair Akache (23) 17-10-1977 "Kofr Kaddum Unit" Died in action, Mogadiscio
Nabil Harb (23) 17-10-1977 "Kofr Kaddum Unit" Died in action, Mogadiscio
Nadia Shehadah Duaibes (22) 17-10-1977 "Kofr Kaddum Unit" Died in action, Mogadiscio
Christa Braun 1-1-1978 Militant Premature fire bomb explosion, Hamburg ***
Sigurd Debus (38) 16-4-1981 Prisoner Died in hungerstrike
Ina Siepmann (37) [Sep 1982] 2nd June Lebanon during Israeli airstrike
Johannes Thimme (28) 20-1-1985 Militant Premature bomb explosion, Stuttgart
Jürgen Pemöller (24) 2-6-1985 Militant Premature bomb explosion, Hannover
Gerd Albartus (37) [Dec 1987] RZ Shot by OIR
[55 more dead at hostage liberation in Entebbe: 5 Palestinians, 4 hostages, 1 Israeli army-officer, 45 Ugandan soldiers]

Caused by RZ, June 2nd Movement and others, 6 dead:

Erwin Beelitz (66) 2-2-1972 Ship Engineer, dismantles bomb June 2nd Attack British Yachtclub
Ulrich Schmücker (24) 4-6-1974 June 2nd, VS Collaborator Shot by "Black June Unit"
Günter von Drenkmann (64) 10-11-1974 Judge Failed kidnapping by June 2nd Movement
Walter Pauli (22) 9-5-1975 Police Officer Search Cologne
Jürgen Schumann (37) 17-10-1977 Pilot Shot by "Kofr Kaddum Unit"
Heinz Herbert Karry (61) 11-5-1981 Hessen Minister of Economic Affairs RZ Attack

Injured:

Georg Linke 14-5-1970 Library Employee Liberation of Andreas Baader from custody
Helmut Ruf 25-9-1971 Police Officer Search highway Karlsruhe
Manfred Grashof 22-3-1972 RAF Shots at arrest
13 injured 11-5-1972 US Soldiers Attack Frankfurt
5 injured [Press: 7, 8, 17, 18] 12-5-1972 Police Headquarters Attacks Augsburg and Munich
Mrs Buddenberg 15-5-1972 Wife Judge Buddenberg Attack Karlsruhe
17 injured [Press: 38] 19-5-1972 Springer Employees Attack Hamburg
5 injured 24-5-1972 US Soldiers Attack Heidelberg
Holger Meins 1-6-1972 RAF, Prisoner Beaten up at arrest
Karl-Heinz Roth 9-5-1975 Rote Ruhr Armee Shots at arrest
Günter Sonnenberg 2-5-1977 RAF Shots at arrest
Verena Becker, 2 police men 2-5-1977 RAF Shots at arrest
Knut Folkerts 22-9-1977 RAF Shots at arrest
Souhaila Sayeh 17-10-1977 "Kofr Kaddum Unit" Injured and arrested in action, Mogadiscio
Irmgard Möller 18-10-1977 RAF, Prisoner Found wounded in prison cell
Gerd Schneider, Christof Wackernagel 11-11-1977 RAF Shots at arrest
Rolf Heissler 9-6-1979 RAF Shots at arrest
Francis Violleau 4-8-1981 Police Officer Paris Shot Inge Viett
14 injured [Press: 17] 31-8-1981 US Soldiers Attack US-Airbase Ramstein
Claudia Wannersdorfer 20-1-1985 Militant Premature bomb explosion
11 injured [Press: 23] 8-8-1985 US Soldiers Attack Rhein-Main Air Base

Strictly, 65 dead on both sides; in all, around 75 dead and 70 injured


***: unconfirmed incident