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Now, since there was only a single toilet for all the prisoners, and one bathroom at the end of the corridor where several had to wash at once, there were opportunities to communicate. Talking was of course strictly forbidden, but they could whisper to each other while the cold shower was running. There were even guards who no longer believed in Germany’s “final victory: and may have looked the other way now and then…The best opportunities for sustained conversations among the inmates came during the air raids which now occurred more frequently.

(Ferdinand SchlingensiepenDietrich Bonhoeffer 1906-1945: Martyr, Thinker, Man of Resistance, 364).

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