I suspected something of the sort at the beginning of March 1943. Mr. Grossmann, a Financial Controller [Note 1], had come from Munich to Cracow on business. He told me that there had been a student riot and that in connection with the riot, two siblings and a student from Innsbruck had been taken into custody. Continue reading
We hid the duplicating machine (that my brother had purchased for purposes of duplicating the leaflets) in the studio of the artist Eyckemeir [sic], Leopold Str. 38, rear entrance, about 14 days or 3 weeks ago. Continue reading
This [duplicating] machine is located in my friend’s basement. My friend’s name is Eickemayr [sic] Manfred.
This is in Munich, Leopold Street 38 / Studio Building. He [M.E.] has been in Cracow since Christmas 1942 (sic) working as an architect for the provincial government.
Source: Hans Scholl’s second interrogation, February 18, 1943 (after 4 a.m.)
Finally Hans Scholl approached me about allowing Geyer to use the studio during my absence, since Geyer has a large family and in the moment he is working in Munich. When I agreed, Geyer came to the studio. Continue reading
On December 23, 1942, I traveled from Cracow to Munich to spend Christmas here and with my sister in Pöcking.
Therefore while I was in Cracow I did not give a second thought to this circle of persons. I had no idea what could happen in my studio and its attached basement during the following time. Continue reading
When I parted ways from Scholl and his circle of acquaintances following the above-mentioned farewell party in the summer of 1942, I did not come to any agreement about further use of my studio. Continue reading
Question: In the meantime, have you thought about when you left Munich for Cracow in the summer of 1942 and when you beforehand took part in a so-called farewell party in your studio?
Answer: As best as I can recall, it was the end of June or the beginning of July 1942. Anything more specific would have to come from the correspondence that is located in my studio. Continue reading
When I met Scholl in the Spring of 1942 in Munich, I had already established my actual residence in Cracow. Therefore I was in Munich only on business. I now recall that I was briefly in Munich in June 1942, and that I returned for the first time in October to spend 10 – 12 days here. Continue reading
11b) Permission to drive a motor vehicle – motorcycle – was granted by the municipal government official of Cracow on February 28, 1942. Number F 1842 for Class III.
I set up my last studio on Leopold Str. 38 (rear building) in 1940. However, I only worked there 2-3 months, because in the meantime I had been called up by the Generalgouvernement as an architect. Continue reading