State Police Headquarters Magdeburg 2178 – April 4, 1943 – 5 pm – BO –
To State Police Headquarters Munich
Regarding matter of arrest – urgent – please deliver immediately.
Regarding: Matter of high treason Hans Scholl et al.
Previous correspondence: Your telex dated March 30, 1943, Vol. No. 13226/43 II A-Skdo/Gei. Continue reading
Her [Katharina Schüddekopf] father joined the Party on May 1, 1937. (Party Number 4 849 289.) Continue reading
On December 3, 1936, I received the SA sports medal.
Source: RGWA, February 26, 1943 interrogation of Alexander Schmorell.
I was transferred to the SA Reiterkorps [cavalry], which I also belonged to for a very short time. I requested my own discharge after a relatively short time, because I was disappointed in the cavalry [Reiterei]. Continue reading
Regarding the transfer notice, I can state: In 1933, I briefly belonged to the “Jung Stahlhelm” [Note 2]. I was then transferred to the SA [Storm Troopers].
Note 1: This was a topic Alexander Schmorell clearly was not comfortable talking about. In the initial part of his interrogation when asked about membership in NSDAP organizations, as well as about military medals, he answered None to both questions, even though an affirmative response would have been beneficial to his case. Continue reading