The night of February 20 / 21, 1943, I spent the night at Pension Edeltraud [Note 1] in Walchensee. I filled out the registration card with the name Nikolai Nikolaeff. Before I forged this name, I had torn the photograph out of my student identification card and crudely pasted it inside Nikolaeff’s Bulgarian passport. I destroyed Nikolaeff’s photograph. Continue reading
From there [Thalkirchen], I walked along the Isar [River] to Ebenhausen. It was probably 3 a.m. when I arrived there on foot. From Ebenhausen, I took the train to Kochel, and then walked to Walchensee. My only luggage was my briefcase.
Source: RGWA, February 26, 1943 interrogation of Alexander Schmorell.