- Category : Politics-Labor-unions
- Type : ME
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 2
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.