On April 2, 1968 Andreas Baader and his girlfriend Gertrude Ensslin firebombed a department store in Frankfurt Am Main. They would later, with Ulrike Meinhof, become leaders of the terrorist Baader-Meinhof Group.
The Left-Wing Heroes Who Treat Women Like Garbage
Revolutionary movements, often preaching violence and imbued with machismo, lend themselves easily to chauvinism. Andreas Baader, who formed an eponymous West German terrorist organization in 1970 with feminist journalist Ulrike Meinhof, spoke of all women as “cunts.”