Question: You yourself introduced a person to the Scholl circle, and to date, you have not named this person. Who was this person and what was the reason that you introduced this person to Scholl? Continue reading
Regarding the relationship between Lafrenz and Hans Scholl, I know that Lafrenz slowly became estranged from Hans Scholl during the summer of 1942. She then grew closer to me. Continue reading
I believe it was in the first half of July 1942 that I learned from my friend Lafrenz that a 4th or rather an additional edition of the “White Rose” had appeared. Continue reading
Several days later on the occasion of an accidental meeting at the university, Scholl gave me a copy of the third edition of the leaflet “White Rose”. In so doing, he remarked that I should not read it here (in the hallways of the university), but rather at home. I took the leaflet, stowed it with the textbooks I had with me, and took it home. I then read the leaflet at home alone in my room. Continue reading
The first time I had contact with the Scholl circle was in Schmorell’s villa. Around the end of June 1942, Lafrenz invited me there for a community reading of the book The Satin Slipper. Continue reading
It is also quite possible that I am partially confusing the meetings at Schmorell’s villa with the farewell party at Eickemeyer’s studio in terms of the political discussions there. I particularly can no longer say for certain whether questions or statements about passive resistance were made at the Schmorell meeting or at Eickemeyer’s. I can no longer recall details of the political debates. In any case, political discussions as I described during my first interrogation were held. Continue reading
At the meeting at my parents’ house in early summer 1942, a Dr. Heinrich Ellermann (not Petermann) participated in addition to Prof. Huber, the Scholl siblings, Miss Lafrenz, and Miss Schüttekopf [sic]. Continue reading
When I am asked whether and at which additional meetings I was present within the Scholl circle, I just remembered that before the meeting at the Schmorell’s villa, I met Lafrenz and Scholl one evening at Prof. Dr. Mertens’ [house]. Therefore I must also correct my previous statement in which I said that I met Lafrenz and Scholl for the first time at Schmorell’s villa. Continue reading
Miss Lafrenz introduced me to the Scholl circle. I met her around May 1942 in one of Professor Huber’s lectures [Note 1] at the University of Munich. Continue reading
My father, who was employed as a corporate engineer with the Grupp (sic, should be Krupp) Corporation in Magdeburg, died of a middle ear infection in Magdeburg in 1942.
My 52-year-old mother gets her income from his pension. I receive my living and study expenses from my mother’s slightly higher pension (increased due to my studies). Continue reading
[Mr.] Schüddekopf died in Magdeburg on February 27, 1942.
The [female] student Katharina Schüddekopf was unregistered here [Magdeburg] on October 14, 1941 when she registered in Munich.
After that, I continued my studies at the University of Berlin for 3 semesters, in Vienna for 2 semesters, and then came to Munich in the summer semester of 1941.
Question: You are a [female] pupil [Note 1] of Prof. Huber. What have you learned about Prof. Huber’s political views? Continue reading
11h) Other forms of identification? Membership ID for the German Reich Student Body [Note 1], No. 149572, issued by the University of Munich, summer semester 1941. Continue reading
After that, I continued my studies at the University of Berlin for 3 semesters, in Vienna for 2 semesters…
Before I joined the NS League of Students, I did not belong to any political party or organization. I have never been politically active. I volunteered for propaganda work, preparing translations from the French and quotations from philosophical writings of Nietzsche and Schopenhauer. I did this work for the university in Berlin. Continue reading
14a) In the NSDAP [Note 1] since: No. Last local [Party] organization: [blank].
14b) With which organizations? NSD League of Students [Note 2] since June 15, 1939 Continue reading
After that, I continued my studies at the University of Berlin for 3 semesters.
In 1938, I entered the University of Kiel and studied musicology, philosophy, and French [there] until 1939.
Her [Katharina Schüddekopf] father joined the Party on May 1, 1937. (Party Number 4 849 289.) Continue reading
15) Reich Labor Service: Where and when reviewed? Exempted because of physical handicap. Results: [blank]. Member of the Labor Service from [blank] to [blank]. … Continue reading
There are no negative reports on file for her [Katharina Schüddekopf] here of a political nature. Despite repeated requests for her to join at least one of the Party’s organizations, she has always refused. She did not participate in collections or charitable contributions. Therefore she
cannot must not be considered politically blameless. … Continue reading
I continued my education at the upper girls’ high school [Note 1] in Erfurt until I took the Abitur in 1936. Continue reading
11a) Passport was issued by the Erfurt Police, on 1935, No. [blank].
Because of my physical handicap, I was exempted from all activities of the League of German Girls and related Party organizations.
It should be noted that [Katharina] Schüddekopf was raised by her mother as a strict Catholic. She regularly attended church here.
Schüddekopf’s parents have lived in Magdeburg at Stassfurter Str. 2 since 1928. … Continue reading
As stated, I was born in Magdeburg, daughter of the married couple Friedrich (corporate engineer) and Katharina Schüddekopf. I attended elementary school in Quedlenburg (sic) am Harz for 4 years. I continued my education at the upper girls’ high school [Note 1] in Erfurt until I took the Abitur in 1936. … Continue reading