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The '''Kailmeyerputsch''' was a failed coup d'état in [[Besmenien]] by the socialist SBAP leader Manfred Kailmeyer — along with Erich Nielsen and other members to seize power in Berkafurt, Schleswig, which took place on 22–23 August 1985. The aim of the coup attempt was to eliminate parliamentary democracy and to establish a socialist people's republic.
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[[File:Kailmeyerputsch.jpg|200px|thumb|right|A tank of the Besmenian Army catches fire. This is the best known image of the Kailmeyerputsch.]]
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The '''Kailmeyerputsch''' was a failed coup d'état in [[Besmenien]] by the socialist SBAP leader Manfred Kailmeyer — along with Erich Nielsen and other members to seize power in Berkafurt, Schleswig, which took place on 22–23 August 1985. The aim of the coup attempt was to eliminate parliamentary democracy and to establish a socialist people's republic in the Besmenian state of Schleswig.
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== Background ==
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The SBAP (''Sozialistiche Besmenische Arbeiterpartei'') was a socialist and left-wing extremist party, which was founded in 1981 by the socialist Manfred Kailmeyer near Berkafurt. Many of the members wanted to make Besmenien into a socialist People's Republic. The SBAP also advertised with propaganda, so that it was banned in 1983 in Sümmingen, Sedakanien, Trissenland, Laitstadt and Zöllingen. Finally the members decided to carry out the coup in Berkafurt in order to get control of Schleswig.

Revision as of 08:51, 15 February 2020

A tank of the Besmenian Army catches fire. This is the best known image of the Kailmeyerputsch.

The Kailmeyerputsch was a failed coup d'état in Besmenien by the socialist SBAP leader Manfred Kailmeyer — along with Erich Nielsen and other members to seize power in Berkafurt, Schleswig, which took place on 22–23 August 1985. The aim of the coup attempt was to eliminate parliamentary democracy and to establish a socialist people's republic in the Besmenian state of Schleswig.

Background

The SBAP (Sozialistiche Besmenische Arbeiterpartei) was a socialist and left-wing extremist party, which was founded in 1981 by the socialist Manfred Kailmeyer near Berkafurt. Many of the members wanted to make Besmenien into a socialist People's Republic. The SBAP also advertised with propaganda, so that it was banned in 1983 in Sümmingen, Sedakanien, Trissenland, Laitstadt and Zöllingen. Finally the members decided to carry out the coup in Berkafurt in order to get control of Schleswig.