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Olga Wankeová, roz. Piskorová (1929) - Records


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  • born in 1929 in Lysolaje
  • fearing the destruction of Lysolaje after the villages of Lidice and Ležáky had been burnt to the ground
  • witnessed atrocities committed against the Germans after the end of the war, cruel death of her uncle
  • education in the Institute of English Ladies near Strakonice
  • disbandment of the order and dispersal of the nuns, termination of her study and its completion in Prague
  • her job application at the ministry of foreign affairs was rejected, working in the Technical Centre of the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) instead
  • the family was considering emigration during their holiday in Yugoslavia at the time of the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968
  • return to Czechoslovakia, political screenings, burial of her parents and relatives
  • moved to her native Lysolaje in 1980

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19/10/2013
Interview recorded in the framework of the project: Soutěž Příběhy 20. století, language Czech.
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