After completing the Labor Service in September 1937, I registered to study medicine at the University of Bonn in the Winter Semester 1937/38. I studied there for 4 semesters, namely till the summer of 1939 when the university was closed due to the outbreak of war. Continue reading
The reasons behind my philosophical alienation from the League of German Girls, and therefore the NSDAP, beginning around 1938, have as primary basis the fact that my sister Inge, and my brothers Hans and Werner were arrested in the autumn of 1938 (sic) by officials of the Secret State Police [Gestapo] because of so-called bündische [Note 1] activities. They were kept in custody for several days or weeks. Continue reading
16. Military experience
a) Drafted or volunteered for which unit? Cavalry, on November 1 (sic), 1937. Volunteered for Cavalry Regiment No. 18, reported for duty in Cannstadt (sic). Continue reading
In November 1937, I volunteered for service and joined Cavalry Regiment 18 in Bad Cannstadt (sic), where I served one year.
Served from Autumn 1937 to [blank] . Unit: Student Company. Location: Munich. Discharged as: Is a sergeant (medic). …
November 1937, I joined the 7th Artillery in Munich. I was trained as a gunner for one year, and then I spent half a year in army medical service training. … Continue reading