Denmark's biggest terrorism case
No. 2 Blekingegade on the island of Amager was the setting for Denmark's biggest terrorism case. In the 1960s and 70s, the communists Gotfred Appel and Ulla Hauton gained a following of young, rebellious individuals who regarded the charismatic Appel as their…
The fall of an apple
Firefighter Holger Jensen was one of the apples", and Gotfred Appel's right-hand man. Until 1980, Jensen fronted the gang's criminal and international activities. On Monday, 15 September 1980, he was waiting in a parked VW camper van in front of a hypermarket outside Aarhus when a lorry crashed into the van, killing Holger Jensen on the spot. Nine years later, police investigations revealed why Holger Jensen was waiting outside the hypermarket on that very Monday. From the van, Jensen was watching the collection of the hypermarket's million-kroner weekend turnover. That is, until a lorry ploughed into him. "
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