The totally deployed normally used to come back home to Bohemia from the German Reich
Alžběta Eberlová was born on 18th November, 1924 in Košice. She had two brothers. Her father came from Bohemia, her mother from Slovakia. Her father got to Slovakia as a soldier at the time of conflicts with Hungarians while establishing new borders past the WW1 and after departing to civil life he got married there. He worked at the rails as a slider. In 1929 the mother of the witness died due to illness. Her father got married again, this time to a woman from the Domažlice region. After takeover of Košice by Hungary the family had to move to Liptovský Mikuláš. The father decided to return to Bohemia. In 1939 the family settled in Sudetenland in Chotiměř near Domažlice, where they rented a flat in the villa, the owner of which was Mr. Fučík and where also his son kept a safe shelter at the beginning of war. He was the communist journalist, Julius Fučík, with his wife Gusta. The witness describes for example, how a police officer came to arrest the wanted Julius Fučík, but they agreed he would not report him, if he left the town of Chotiměř by the morning. Alžběta Eberlová experienced two tragedies during war, when both her brothers died. Josef got drowned and František dies during total deployment in the German Reich. The witness was forced to labour in Germany for eleven months without any vacations in January 1944 to a factory repairing aircraft engines. She describes everyday life during total deployment as well as her risky secret journey back to Czechoslovakia, where he spent the entire week. After the war the family moved to Blížejov to the house after the evicted Sudeten Germans. She never registered in the communist party. In 1974 Alžběta Eberlová moved with her husband and her son to Pilsen. She was a trained seamstress, studied economics and worked for many years at the National Committee.