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Mavericks & Legends: Ulrike Meinhof Encyclopedia Womannica

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Ulrike Meinhof (1934-1976) is one of the most infamous female terrorists in history. Though she started her life as a well-known and respected journalist, she eventually left her cushy job and marriage to become a member of the far-left German terrorist group, The Red Army Faction. Perhaps better known as the Baader-Meinhof group, they were responsible for a slew of terrorist attacks in Germany during the early 1970s.

Ulrike Meinhof (1934-1976) is one of the most infamous female terrorists in history. Though she started her life as a well-known and respected journalist, she eventually left her cushy job and marriage to become a member of the far-left German terrorist group, The Red Army Faction. Perhaps better known as the Baader-Meinhof group, they were responsible for a slew of terrorist attacks in Germany during the early 1970s.

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