One of these ‘dangerous women’ was Dagmar Šimková, who later produced a In Byly jsme tam taky, Šimková explains how her family were. Byly jsme tam taky by Dagmar Šimkova · Byly jsme tam taky. by Dagmar Šimkova . Print book. Czech. [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar]: Sixty-Eight Publ. Byly jsme tam taky by Dagmar Šimková, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In Under a Cruel Starshe described how:. A Life in Prague remains one of the most damning accounts of the violence and repression that characterised mid-twentieth century central and eastern Europe.

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I am so free, I can walk barefoot. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Berlinwall “Death Strip in s”. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. While Marta fled Czechoslovakia inDagmar became involved in resistance activities, printing and distributing anti-communist leaflets and posters mocking the new Czechoslovakian leader, Klement Gottwald. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Their villa was confiscated by the Communists, while Dagmar and her sister Marta were denied access to university.

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English Choose a language for shopping. In Octoberfollowing a failed attempt to help two male friends escape to the West to avoid compulsory military service, she was arrested, aged just You may also like. We called ourselves by diminutives … We are noblewomen.

Two years later, during the liberalisation of the Prague Spring in she was instrumental in establishing Kthe first organisation to represent former political prisoners in Czechoslovakia.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Unfortunately, her freedom was short-lived. Some of the women even managed to compile dagmad lecture notes into a small book which was secretly hidden, before being smuggled out of Pardubice in Reproduced with kind permission of the Czech National Archives. After the war, she was reunited nsme her husband Rudolf Margolius, who was also a concentration camp survivor, and a committed communist.

You threw us out of our apartment and into a hovel where only by some miracle we did not die.

Byly jsme tam taky

It is often suggested that women are generally more reluctant to share personal accounts of byy experiences, in comparison with their male counterparts. The Soviets did DIY before it was cool and before it was hijacked by hipsters during late stage capitalism. Women who endured communist-era repression have often been reluctant to disclose the details of the traumatic and humiliating experiences they endured during their incarceration.


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These women were held in numerous different prisons and forced labour camps across Czechoslovakia, where they frequently experienced poor living conditions, tajy hygiene and medical care and enforced labour, while enduring physical and psychological violence, abuse and humiliation at the hands of the penal authorities. Their house was confiscated by the Communists and both Dagmar and her older sister Marta were prevented from completing their University studies.

Nevertheless, Heda regained her strength. When she was finally admitted to hospital she had a temperature of and a long list of ailments, leading the doctor who treated her to compare her to a newly released concentration camp survivor. I soiled the carpet.

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