GTD ID:
197205240001

When:
1972-05-24

Country:
West Germany (FRG)

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Baden-Wurttemberg

City:
Heidelberg

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description USAREUR HQ 7th avg
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Explosive; Plastic explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Baader-Meinhof Group Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 6 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 3
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 6
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources