Pardon denied, Hans Scholl

File No.: 8J 35/43.

Scholl Hans September 22, 1918, Ingersheim.

Munich, February 22, 1943.

Munich Stadelheim Prison.

The Chief Prosecutor of the Reich, People’s Court, State Prosecutor’s Office, Berlin.


/Reich Prosecutor People’s Court, received March 1, 1943, [illegible]/

With regards to: Execution of the death sentence imposed by the Special People’s Court Court Berlin on February 22, 1943, on Hans SCHOLL, single male student from Ingersheim.


Reich Prosecutor WEYERSBERG, as overseer of the execution.

Employee of the Justice Department Max HUBER of the State Attorney General’s Office Munich I, as Court Clerk of the Attorney General’s Office.

Hans Scholl was led into the prison conference room and into the presence of Prison Warden and Sr. Gov’t Official Dr. KOCH, the Prison Doctor and Sr. Governmental Medical Official Dr. GRÜBER, the Prison Chaplain Rev. Dr. ALT, by two male prison officials today at 4:02 pm, whereupon it was disclosed to him that the Reich Minister of Justice had concluded in a decree dated February 22, 1943 that he would make no use of his right of pardon, but that he would rather allow justice to take its course, and that the death sentence shall be carried out this day at 5 pm in the Munich Prison – Stadelheim.

The condemned made no comment.

/Signature: Weyersberg/ Reich Prosecutor

/Signature: M. Huber/ Court Clerk.


Source: ZC13267 (236)

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