Alex’s explanation about “sabotage”

Schmorell added that his purpose with the leaflets – especially the ones that called for sabotage – was to cause German soldiers to retreat, which would bring about a favorable solution of a settlement between Germany and Russia.

But he did not consider that in so doing, he would be aiding and abetting the enemy and putting the armed forces of Germany at a disadvantage.


Source: Indictment dated April 8, 1943

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