Huber was born in Switzerland. He attended the Gymnasium in Stuttgart. Childhood illnesses left him partially paralyzed [Note 1] in his joints and in his face. This resulted in a speech impediment. Huber studied musicology and philosophy. Continue reading
Daily Archives: January 31, 1933
Grimminger’s early life
16) Military experience … Continue reading
Grimminger explains early political views
After I was discharged from military service, I was not made Director of the municipal cooperative in Crailsheim because of my political attitudes, but because I was placed in that position by the board of directors of the District Authority there. Continue reading
I still have 4 [living] siblings. My oldest sister – Luise von Fritz – has lived in New York since 1935. Her husband Prof. Dr. Kurt von Fritz is a “Reichsdeutscher” [German citizen]. Continue reading
Eickemeyer’s early life
I was born in Berlin, son of chief engineer Karl Eickemeyer and his wife Magdalena, a married couple. When I was 2 years old, my parents relocated to Munich. I was raised in Pöcking, where my parents had property. From 1909-1913, I attended elementary school there. In 1913/1914, I was in a monastery school in Fürstenstein near Passau. Continue reading
Wilhelm Geyer’s early opposition to Hitler
Geyer liked to talk politics. I could tell that he was against National Socialism. Among other things, he told me that he deserted or rather allegedly had been declared a deserter at the end of the world war [WWI]. Continue reading
It should be noted that [Katharina] Schüddekopf was raised by her mother as a strict Catholic. She regularly attended church here.
Schüddekopf’s parents have lived in Magdeburg at Stassfurter Str. 2 since 1928. … Continue reading
Katharina Schüddekopf’s early life
As stated, I was born in Magdeburg, daughter of the married couple Friedrich (corporate engineer) and Katharina Schüddekopf. I attended elementary school in Quedlenburg (sic) am Harz for 4 years. I continued my education at the upper girls’ high school [Note 1] in Erfurt until I took the Abitur in 1936. … Continue reading
Paul Schertling’s nationalistic background
In this context I would also like to mention that even before 1933, I was active with the Volkshochschule Thüringen, and after Hitler came to power, became director of the Heimatschule.
Source: April 2, 1943 Gestapo interview with Paul and Lotte Schertling
Gisela’s parents talk about her childhood
We have three daughters: Gisela, Renate, and Uta. Gisela was born on February 9, 1922, Renate on August 17, 1924, and Uta on October 9, 1926. Gisela is therefore the oldest of our three children. Continue reading
Gisela Schertling’s early life
I was born on February 9, 1922 in Pössneck /Thuringia as the daughter of businessman Paul Schertling and his wife Lotte nee Pressler. I lived in Pössneck until I was 16 years old . Continue reading
Gisela Schertling’s childhood
I am the oldest of my [sic] three sisters. First I attended elementary school in Pössneck, and after that secondary school until final exams (Mittlere Reife).
Source: Initial interrogation of Gisela Schertling, February 18, 1943
Additional information about Willi Graf’s childhood
The personal data previously given are accurate. I was born in Kuchenheim, Rheinbach County, Cologne District, where my father was director of a dairy. When I was 4 years old, my father moved his place of residence from Kuchenheim to Saarbrücken where he started a job as Managing Director of a wine wholesaler, Johannishof A.G. Continue reading
Willi Graf’s childhood
I attended elementary school and the Gymnasium in Saarbrücken.
Source: Initial interrogation of Willi Graf, February 19, 1943
Willi Graf describes his childhood
The first years of my parents’ marriage, they lived in Kuchenheim near Emskirchen, where my father was director of a dairy. I was born in this Rhineland village on January 2, 1918 and spent the first four years of my life there. I do not remember anything from that time. Continue reading
Alexander Schmorell’s childhood
I was born on September 16, 1917 in Orenburg / Russia. Regarding the reasons my birthday is also sometimes referred to as September 3, 1917, that has to do with the Russian calendar. [Note 1] At the time of my birth in Russia, my father worked [there] as a medical doctor. I do not know when my parents married. When I was 2 years old, my mother Natalie nee Wedenskaja died of typhus. I do not have any siblings. Continue reading
Sophie Scholl childhood
The personal information given previously is correct. I was born in Forchtenberg, Administrative Region Öhringen-Württemberg, where my father was mayor of the town (borough) of Forchtenberg. Continue reading
Scholl family information
The father of the accused Scholl [Note 1] was mayor of Forchtenberg until 1930. Later he was a business consultant in Ulm on the Danube. The accused Scholls have three siblings: two sisters and one brother, who is currently in the army.
Note 1: “Accused Scholl” is singular here instead of plural. That is, referring only to Hans Scholl.
Source: ZC13267, indictment (42)
Used January 31, 1933 as date because it predates that time.
Hans Scholl’s schooling
I attended the elementary school in Forchtenberg for four years, then the Realschule [Note 1] in Künzensau for two years. In 1932, I attended the Oberrealschule [Note 2] in Ludwigsburg. From the end of 1932 to Spring 1937, I attended the Oberrealschule in Ulm/Danube. Continue reading