Everyone believed that our country had to win the war. It was something so obvious that I did not even think about of anything else
Ludvík Škultéty was born November 10, 1925 in Benešova Hora near Vimperk. His father Ludvík came from Slovakia and his mother Antonie, née Daňhová, was born in Benešova Hora, At the turn of the 1920s and 1930s Ludvík's father went to southern France to work there in coal mines in the La Grand Combe region. The rest of his family followed him there in 1931. They had two sons Ludvík and František, and two more sons - Josef and Milouš - were born while the family lived in France. Many Czechoslovak families were living in the area at that time and many Czech cultural associations were active there. Although the sons attended French schools, the family planned to return to Czechoslovakia and they tried to make them speak Czech well. For this reason, Ludvík was sent by his parents to the Šumava Mountains to stay with his grandparents and attend local school so that he would develop some connection to his homeland. In the Šumava part of the family there were many skilled artisans and musician ...
Travelling to France to join their father
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V rámci Týdne knihoven byla ve čtvrtek 6. října v Knihovně Václava Štecha ve Slaném otevřena další z řady repríz putovní výstavy Ještě jsme ve válce – Příběhy 20. století vycházející ze stejnojmenné komiksové knihy.
Obecně prospěšná společnost Post Bellum, Městská část Praha 6 a Knihovna Václava Havla zvou 5. října na Procházení – vernisáž velkoformátové výstavy v dejvických ulicích, která u příležitosti nedožitých 80. narozenin Václava Havla představuje snímky prezidentova dvorního fotografa Oldřicha Škáchy.