Bischoff’s memoranda re Schertling

[Note 1] 1) Enter prior convictions of Gisela Schertling.

2) Letter to be written: To Attorney-at-Law Karl Götz in Munich, Elisabeth Str. 48/0.

With regards to your request for permission to speak with the accused Gisela Schertling, I must advise you that such permission may only be granted once you are admitted as defense counsel by the president of the court. I recommend that you first request permission.

3) The decision regarding whether the trial should be transferred to the district attorney in Munich will be postponed until the conclusion of the trial in the matter of Schmorell et al. [Note 2]

4) For the present, the proceedings are to be loosely connected to the matter 8J 37/43.

5) Present this to the undersigned again on April 21, 1943.

/Stamp: Berlin, April 13, 1943
Chief Prosecutor of the People’s Court/

/Signed: Bischoff/

1) and 2) finished on 4/14/43, Harff. Mailed 4/14/43.


Note 1: A document is missing from Gisela Schertling’s file. Bischoff or his clerk had numbered the pages in his file (origin of ZC13267 files). Page number 51 was part of Karl Götz’s letter. This document was page 53. Document-page 52 is not in the file.

Note 2: Evidence that Gisela Schertling was not originally intended to be a defendant in the April 19, 1943 trial.


Source: Schertling/Schüddekopf (87)

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