„With this horrendous murder of the Jews we have lost the war. We have brought an indelible shame upon ourselves, a curse that cannot be lifted. We deserve no mercy, we are all guilty together.“
— Wilm Hosenfeld
16 June 1943; attributed by Richard J. Evans in " Why Did Stauffenberg Plant the Bomb? http://www.signandsight.com/features/1824.html", Süddeutsche Zeitung, 23 January 2009.