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Milos Anthony Navratil (1947)

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Milos Anthony Navratil was born as Miloš Antonín Navrátil on 25th April 1947 in Prague. His parents belonged to educated middle class whose families lost their property and positions after the February coup 1948. The family had to move from Nové Město nad Metují to Mšeno near Mělník and later to Prague. Miloš considers the country around Mšeno and the area of Kokořín the countryside of his childhood and one of the strong inspirations for his decision to live in Canada. Another reason was a family story about uncle Harry who lived in Canada and a difficult political situation, feeling of distrust and fear which Miloš was sensitive to. Without his parents´knowledge, at the age of 15, he hid inside a plane heading for Cuba. After an adventurous flight during the stopover he arrived in Gander, New Foundland. The authorities did not send him back but allowed him to stay, study and build up a new life. Miloš was not afraid of work and quickly felt good. In the very first year he constructed ...arrows 

19th December 1962, Ruzyně Airport

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Petra Erbanová, roz. Šoršová (1948)

born 31 May 1948 in Liberec studied at a secondary medical school in Ústí nad Labem 21 August 1968, shot in the leg by a soldier of the occupying Warsaw Pact forces in the ... arrows 


Jiří Král (1934)

born 1934 in Varnsdorf 1938, family deported from the border region 1945, joins the Scout movement 1967, ecumenical trip to Taizé, France 1969, leads a Scout troop in ... arrows 


Vladislav Rejsa (1926)

born 1 May 1926 in Volhynia in the former Soviet Union 1942-1945, forced labour in Germany served in the Red Army for five years 1947, his parents remigrated to ... arrows 


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