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  1. Red Army Faction, RAFnoun

    a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998

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  1. Red Army Factionnoun

    A militant left-wing terrorist group in postwar West Germany.

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  1. red army faction

    The Red Army Faction (RAF) was a far-left militant group based in West Germany that was active from 1970 to 1998. Inspired by Marxist and socialist theories, they committed numerous acts of terrorism such as bombings, armored car robberies, kidnappings, and assassinations, mainly targeting capitalist and imperialist institutions, as well as figures associated with the state and multinational corporations. The group was also known as the Baader-Meinhof Gang, named after two of its initial and most high-profile members, Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof.

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  1. Red Army Faction

    The Red Army Faction or Red Army Fraction, in its early stages commonly known as Baader-Meinhof Group, was post–World War II Germany's most prominent left-wing militant group. The RAF was founded in 1970 by Andreas Baader, Gudrun Ensslin, Horst Mahler, and Ulrike Meinhof. The RAF described itself as a communist and anti-imperialist "urban guerrilla" group engaged in armed resistance against what they deemed to be a fascist state. As such, members of the RAF generally used the Marxist-Leninist term "Faction" when they wrote in English. The Red Army Faction existed from 1970 to 1998, committing numerous operations, especially in late 1977, which led to a national crisis that became known as "German Autumn". It was held responsible for thirty-four deaths, including many secondary targets, such as chauffeurs and bodyguards, and many injuries in its almost thirty years of activity. Although better-known, the RAF conducted fewer attacks than the Revolutionary Cells, which is held responsible for 296 bomb attacks, arson and other attacks between 1973 and 1995. Although Meinhof was not considered to be a leader of the RAF at any time, her involvement in Baader's escape from jail in 1970 and her well-known status as a German journalist led to her name becoming attached to it. There were three successive incarnations of the organization,

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Red Army Faction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Red Army Faction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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