Erwin Schulz was born on the 13th of October 1912 in Tempelhof (belonging to Berlin since 1920). In 1922, he joined the workers sport group “Fichte”. These sport groups were considered as being progressive and anti-bourgeois. Five years later he joined the trade union, the central association of office workers. After Hitler took over the power in January 1933, opposition groups were slowly forbidden, “Fichte” also. Erwin Schulz was condemned to five years imprisonment for preparation of high treason, because he had distributed antifascist flyers and helped to keep up the clandestine structures of "Fichte". The next ten years he went through the prison of Luckau, the camps of Esterwegen and Börgermoor, the punishment division 999, Moroccan, French, English and American captivity. Not until October 1946 he returned to Berlin.
interview team Jugend Antifa Berlin, JAB
camera team Pulse-team
date of interview 2007-01-20
One said: »I´ll do some collecting.« We used the collected money for the ›Rote Hilfe‹ (political help organ).

Erwin Schulz (1912 - 2012)

1933 - 1935: Berlin (Germany)
Unarmed Resistance

resistance groups
Former Sports Group