Even my child’s soul was relieved the war is over
Jozef Šnirc comes from Prievidza, he was born on July 27, 1934. He spent his childhood during the war, experienced the bombing of Prievidza on Green Thursday in March 1945 and the liberation on April 4. In July 1946 he moved to Liberec, where his mother got a job in a textile factory. After completing his compulsory education, he returned to Prievidza. He began his apprenticeship in the Carpathians, where he was trained as a mechanical locksmith. After completing his apprenticeship, he joined the machine-tractor station (STS) in Prievidza, where he worked as a mechanic. In 1954 he joined the military basic service, which he completed in several places in Bohemia. After that, he joined the Technical Inspectorate in Prievidza. From 1961 to 1970 he worked as a mechanic in the Autoservice of the municipal services of the town of Prievidza. Since 1990 he has been at the birth of Aerospool, where he worked until 2005. Since August 1958, he is married to Jolana, nee Mokra, he is currently retired and lives in Prievidza.