Fifty pieces of man buried
Michal (Michail) Rozman was born on March 26, 1923, in a farmer‘s family in Carpathian Ruthenia. At age seventeen, he ran away from the Hungarian occupation forces to the Soviet Union. He was intercepted by the Soviets and arrested as a spy. He was then sent to a Gulag. After 30 months in the Gulag, he was released and joined the Czechoslovak army corps in Buzuluk. He attended the Officer Cadet School in Novochopersk and first saw action at Sokolovo. He was severely wounded in the battle for the Dukla pass (he was shot in both thighs). After he recovered, he was a mobilization officer in Slovakia. After the war, he was an innkeeper in Kamenický Šenov. Later, he worked as a gatekeeper in Telč. He stayed in this job till his retirement.