Cross-examination: Kurt Huber

In addition, Huber says he believed he was doing something good. However, we will not revert to the same mistake that the interim Weimar government made, wherein they deemed traitors to be men of honor and sent them to minimum security fortresses as “conscientious objectors”. The days wherein anyone could  run around promoting his own political “beliefs” are past! For us, there is but one standard, and that is the National Socialist. We measure every man thereby!


Source: Verdict with reasons, second trial

Police report re Katharina Schüddekopf


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

Katharina Schüddekopf’s “C.V.”

My political thinking and my attitudes towards the National Socialist State are conditioned by and based on the understanding of an academically educated person and on the understanding of a woman. [Note 1] Continue reading

Order for new trials


8J 35/43.

  1. /8J 37/43/ A new trial for crimes of high treason is to be set up by this office for Gisela Schertling, Otto Aicher, Theodor Haecker, Anneliese Graf, and Wilhelm Graf [Note 1]. When doing so, a copy of this order to that effect, as well as copies of the interrogations, should be presented. Continue reading

Gestapo summary: Gisela and the leaflets

When Hans Scholl’s political activity became especially evident the week before his arrest and he and his accomplice Schmorell stayed in the apartment nights, Schertling became convinced that the two of them were involved in treasonous activity. Her suspicions were strengthened when she was with Hans Scholl daily (and spent the night there) the week before his arrest when Sophie Scholl was gone. Continue reading