Falk Harnack and the SS

Gerhard Fauth, Falk’s CO in Athens: Around December 20, 1943, the commanding officer of our company (the then-First Lt. Kanne) handed me a “confidential personnel order” from the Reich Security office of the SS. The order said that Falk Harnack was to be immediately released from military duty and placed in a security camp of … Continue reading

Falk Harnack discharge

The OKW told the Justice Department that it believed it was necessary to discharge Falk Harnack from the military. Source: Harnack, Falk. “Anhang”. Letter to Inge Scholl, dated October 8, 1978. Unpublished. Copies of correspondence from the military to his family regarding his desertion in 1944.