Harder’s second profile


Professor Harder – Munich 22, February 18, 1943
Ludwig Str. 14, 1st staircase

After two leaflets (A and B) were submitted to me yesterday, I received four additional leaflets (Leaflets of the White Rose No. I – IV) today. I will designate these with the letters C – F and once again use line numbers. In addition I have been advised that it has been proven through technical means that the author of A B is identical to the author of C – F. Continue reading

Alexander Schmorell re Leaflet IV

We worked in the same manner for the production and distribution of the “White Rose” leaflet, editions 2 and 3. I therefore describe both of these editions as the intellectual property of both me and Scholl, because we did everything jointly. We worked in my parents’ home (where I have my own room on the third floor) in such a manner that my parents could not possibly notice. Continue reading

Gestapo comments about fourth leaflet

Yesterday’s expert analysis, page 3, number 4, Christian overtones: This now comes clearly into view. Christian expressions multiply. … F 22, death as reaper. F 27, accusation of blasphemy. … But he lets his Christian mask slip most clearly in F: F 44, the One God. F 46, the true God. In F 98, he appears as the bad conscience of mankind. F 47, ship without a rudder, infant without a mother, a cloud that dissipates: these singular images apparently stem from Christian mysticism, I suspect from Meister Ekkehard. Continue reading