"Dr. Carl Hermann, a Quaker, has been a prisoner of the Nazis since May 5, 1943. He is a German, but anti-Nazi. He and his wife gave shelter to a Jewish family and listened to foreign broadcasts. Dr. Hermann is a physicist by profession and worked in a [IG Farben] near Berlin before he was taken prisoner by the Gestapo and placed in Halle Jail." Karl was taken to his lab every day to continue his work and brought back to prison at night.