Katharina expects to appear before Special Court

I am waiting for the verdict in a few days, perhaps on Wednesday. It is still possible that I will have to go before the Special Court and be placed in protective custody [Note 1] from ? till ?.

Actually I am being an optimist for the first time in my life. I cannot imagine that I must remain here. But anything is possible. Perhaps everyone has to experience everything at least once… [Note 2]


Note 1: Not investigative custody, as usually written, but Schutzhaft.

Note 2: Ellipses in original.


Source: March 27, 1943 letter to Verena Schiel

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