There was a beautiful view and sun every morning
Ela Hadwigerová, née Schubertová, was born September 4, 1993 in the village Kamenné (Steingrund in German) in the Rychlebské Mountains. Her parents were German nationals. Her mother died when Ela was six years old. At the end of the war, her father, who was fifty-one at that time, had to join the Volkssturm. The family was assigned to do forest work after the war, and therefore they were not included in the deportation of German population from Czechoslovakia in 1946. They were thus one of the last inhabitants of the mountain village Kamenné, which was demolished in 1961 by army sappers and where only stone mounds, fruit trees, old linden trees and a large wooden cross now form the only reminders of its existence. All their friends and relatives left, and the family thus later also requested deportation from the authorities. In 1951 they packed all their personal belongings and traveled to the regional assembly centre in Liberec, from which there they wee supposed to continue to the ...
In the assembly camp in Liberec in 1951
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