Letterhaus, Bernhard

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Letterhaus, Bernhard Gender: M
born on 10 July 1894 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany, 51n16, 7e11
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 18°20' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 27°27 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 06°01'


German Catholic labor leader and member of the German Resistance, prominent for his role in the underground during the Nazi regime.

Letterhaus served in WW I where he was severely wounded and awarded the Iron Cross. From 1928, he was involved with the Catholic Labor Union and as Union Secretary, after 1933 he encouraged resistance to the Nazis.

Called up to the army in 1939, Letterhaus was made a Captain while he lived a double life; secretly strengthening his connection to the underground. It was five years before he was exposed and arrested. Sentenced to death 11/13/1944, he was hanged the following day.

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  • Work : New Career 1928 (Union Secretary, Catholic Labor Union)
  • Social : Joined group 1939 (Army)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Hanged as war criminal)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (WW I)
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Iron Cross)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Captain)
  • Vocation : Military : Wounded (Severely)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political (German resistance, prominent leader)
  • Vocation : Politics : Labor unions (Catholic labor leader, union secretary)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection