++ Sunday April 8, 1945 (White Sunday)

  • From noon on in the SS Commander Headquarters of the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp: Court martial against Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, General Hans Oster, General Staff Judge Karl Sack, Captain Ludwig Gehre, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer; chaired by SS Judge Otto Therback who is summoned from Munich.
  • 20.00-22.00: Court martial against Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
  • For the evening: Bonhoeffer in a cell of the detention building at the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp.

++ Monday April 9, 1945

  • Around 6:00: Cells unlocked, inmates undress, they are led to the gallows of the detention yard, then executed.
  • Those present for the executions: Camp Doctor Hermann Fischer, SS-Lawyer Walter Huppenkothen, SS-Private Johann Geißberger, the Report Leader and a prisoner worker.
  • Afterwards: Cremation of the bodies in or around the area of the crematorium of the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp
  • The final resting place of Dietrich Bonhoeffer is in the so-called "Valley of the Death" (Tal des Todes) in today's Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial

Picture: National Archives, Washington D.C.