I experienced the bombing of Prague and the Prague Uprising
Věra Burešová, née Harudová, was born on June 24, 1928 in Kublov in the Beroun region. Hovewer she grew up with her parents in Prague’s Michle, where her father ran the restaurant Sparta. Věra practiced in Sokol from an early age and later, during its ban under communism, she continued in TJ Meteor Kačerov and also took part in the Spartakiads. When she was not even seventeen years old, she experienced the bombing of Prague and also the Prague Uprising. During the war, she completed a two-year study at the Cecília Blochová Business School and, after the war, the hotel school in Mariánské Lázně. All her life she devoted herself to studying and improving her knowledge of the English language and worked in a number of Prague hotels. She ran an apprenticeship center at the Prague Hotel Palace and worked as a receptionist at the Budovatel Hotel. She remained active even in old age. In 2021 she lived in Prague in Vinohrady.