They gave me a family, they gave me love. What could I want more?
The birth certificate of Marie Andělová says she was born on November 4, 1941 in Novostavce in Volhynia. However, the place and date of her birth raise questions. Before 1939, her mother Amálie Sutowská and her father Karel Sutowský had been still living in the Polish capital Warsaw. Her mother was allegedly of Jewish origin, and her family owned a textile shop and several houses in Warsaw. Marie unfortunately does not know her mother's maiden name. She is not sure about her father's origin, either, but he probably had some Polish ancestors. Her parents fled eastward during the war and they found asylum in the home of the Vondráček family in the village Novostavce in Volhynia which was five hundred kilometres away. Her father was arrested in Rovno some time at the end of 1942, and Marie's mother went there to attempt to negotiate her husband's release, but she has not returned home anymore. Both of Marie's parents allegedly died in a death march from one of the concentration camps. ...
How she learnt about her Jewish origin?
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