Verdict, second White Rose trial (Schmorell copy)

6 J 24 /43

1 H 101/43


In the criminal case against Continue reading

Minutes of the trial

/Stamp: April 28, 1943/

Public Session of the 1st Council of the People’s Court

Munich, April 19, 1943 Continue reading

Verdict with reasons

2nd Trial Against the Students in Munich
April 19, 1943
Munich – Palace of Justice Continue reading

Cross-examination: Susanne Hirzel

Susanne Hirzel makes an open and good impression. This court believes her statement, that she did not know that her brother was involved in treasonous activities. But it is unforgivable that she did not look to see  what actually was contained in that package of several hundred “letters” with allegedly harmless internal-political content. That would have been expected of her. Continue reading

Gestapo memorandum in support of indictment

Secret State Police [Gestapo]
State Police Headquarters Munich

Munich, March 23, 1943 Continue reading

Augsburg and Stuttgart

With regards to questions on this matter, I hereby expressly state that no other persons financed our operations. I believe Schmorell had already returned from Vienna when my sister Sophie Scholl – at my request – traveled to Augsburg and Stuttgart with around 1000 leaflets. We had prepared around 200 letters for Augsburg and around 800 letters for Stuttgart. My sister mailed these letters in those cities. Continue reading