German Autumn

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Derived from the 1978 film "Deutschland im Herbst" (Germany in Autumn).

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German Autumn

  1. (historical) A set of events in late 1977, revolving around the kidnapping and murder of industrialist Hanns-Martin Schleyer, by the Red Army Faction (RAF), and the hijacking of the Lufthansa aeroplane Landshut by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).