Following that, I got together with Hans Scholl often, because he was interested in my work and he had a pleasant manner about him.
I probably got together with Hans Scholl about eight times before Christmas. During the summer of 1942, Scholl came to my studio repeatedly and brought several friends along with him. Continue reading
After being shown a section of a postal money order, wherein the sum of 36 Marks [$288.00] was paid to Franz Baier Company in Munich, Sendlinger Str. 49, and after I have once again been admonished to tell the truth, I will now tell the whole truth with regards to the production and distribution of the leaflets “The White Rose”. Continue reading
According to statements made by the accused Hans Scholl, the name “White Rose” was randomly selected and is attributable to a Spanish novel with this title. The accused Hans Scholl claims that initially there were no plans for the formation of an organization. Continue reading
Coming back to my leaflet The White Rose: When asked why precisely this name was given to the leaflet, I will explain it as follows. The name “The White Rose” [Note 1]was randomly chosen. Continue reading
I procured the duplicating machine shortly before the publication of the first leaflet, namely from the Beierle (sic) Corporation. It was a Greif duplicating machine with a hand crank, and it cost 32 Marks [$256.00]. Continue reading
Even while I was reading it, I asked the people standing around what the title “The White Rose” could possibly mean. If I recall correctly, my brother said that during the French revolution, the exiled aristocracy used a white rose as a symbol on their flags. Continue reading