I met Sophie Scholl in RAD in 1941. That was at the camp in Krauchenwies near Sigmaringen. We have been close friends since that time. Continue reading
The farmers for whom G. Schertling later worked were all full of praise for her. May I name as witnesses on her behalf: Continue reading
Gisela always got along well especially with the farmers during her RAD service, because she liked to work. During that time, her letters home said that it would be nice if she could get to know the farmers in every part of Germany by steady agricultural service. Continue reading
In contrast, the accused behaved extraordinarily well when she worked in the kindergarten, in agricultural service, and in Reich Labor Service (RAD). She received special commendation. She primarily wanted to go into agricultural work, which probably would have been the best thing for her. … Continue reading
Schertling met Sophie Scholl while they were doing their Reich Labor Service together in the summer of 1941. They became good friends.
Source: April 5, 1943 Gestapo memorandum
I was rather disappointed by our RAD [Reich Labor Service] director. None of the girls liked her. She was too hard and unjust. Continue reading
I had met her during Labor Service in the summer of 1941. Already at that time, she always raved to me about her brother Hans.
After that, I entered Reich Labor Service (RAD). I entered RAD with great idealism, with the feeling that I would put all my effort into everything [I did]. It could be no other way, since at my school the school director and all the teachers had dedicated themselves with the same idealism that my father exhibited as General Manager and my mother as director of her [NS Women’s League] cell. Continue reading
From questionnaire: Division number for Sophie Scholl’s Reich Labor Service = 13/122. … Continue reading
15) Reich Labor Service [Reichsarbeitsdienst, or RAD]: Where and when reviewed? Überlingen / Lake Constance 1941. Results: Fit for service. Member of the Labor Service from April 1941 to September 1941, and six weeks of KHD in Sigmaringen. … Continue reading