15 October 1906|
|Died||30 May 1945(aged 38)|
|Alma mater||University of Bonn|
Lösch was a member of the "Confessing Church" (Bekennende Kirche), a Protestant group that spoke out openly against Adolf Hitler and was led by Martin Niemöller. He refused to emigrate and went into hiding to continue his anti-Nazi work, primarily in Kiel. Due to the deprivations of this illegal existence, he died, just days after World War II had ended, from scarlet fever in Ratzeburg.
- "Transcript of Interview of Hans W. Singer by Richard Jolly, Sussex, 2 January 2000," United Nations Intellectual History Project, p. 40.
- Edwin von Böventer (1987), "Lösch, August", Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB) (in German), 15, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 59–60; (full text online)
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