I saw so many dead people that I was able to cross over the dead body easily
Zdeněk Bajgar was born on February 14, 1931 in Krásné Pole near Ostrava. After the Munich Agreement, the village was joined to Nazi Germany. His father was a National Socialist and a member of Sokol. After the occupation he joined the resistance movement “We will remain faithful!” In 1941 he was arrested by the Gestapo and convicted by a martial court for treason. He died in the Mauthausen concentration camp. The witness witnessed heavy liberation struggles in Krásné Pole in April 1945. Their house happened to be in the front line. After the war, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague and then he joined the Communist Party. He worked, for example, at the Ostrava Regional National Committee, at the Studénka Wagon Association and most recently as the director of the Ostrava railway repair shops. He is the author of a number of historical publications about Krásné Pole and Silesia.