The most complete research about Rev. Dr. Sannwald was done by Joyce Palmer Ralph of Reading MA. Mrs. Ralph interviewed all of his living children, searched archives at Harvard and researched German military records. She wrote a Vita published in the Harvard Magazine in the July-August 1995 issue. To read the Vita click HERE.
Mrs. Ralph also wrote an essay The Only 'Enemy Casualty' summarizing her extensive research. To read the essay click HERE.
One of the irritents to the Nazi authorities was Sannwald's phamplet Why No Germam Christian? To read the phamplet, as translated by his oldest daughter, click HERE.
The Harvard Crimson has generated a number of articles and comments over the years. These comments often include inaccuracies but they are part of the Sannwald story. Here is a link to the Crimson. www.thecrimson.com/ Search for Adolf Sannwald and you will find articles back to the beginning controversy.
After reading Mrs. Ralph's Vita Timothy J. Sullivan, then President of The College of William and Mary, used Sannwald's story as a basis for remarks at the Opening Convocation in the fall of 1995. To read Dr. Sullivan's remarks click Dr. Sullivan