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(StS 32/48), Germany, Cologne, Supreme Court for the British Zone, 28 September 1948. Only in German; Entscheidungen, Vol. 1, 91–95. The defendant, an active member of the Nazi women’s organization, had reported critical statements about Hitler, uttered by a woman in the aftermath of the 1944 assassination attempt, directly to the National Socialist Party. The woman was thereupon taken into month-long custody; she had to indulge an hour-long interrogation by the Gestapo, and was finally, in March 1945, sentenced to four years’ imprisonment. The Supreme Court for...