Hitler lost the war because I was producing airplanes for him
Mája Fricová (née Teuschlová) was born May 31, 1927 in the family of Antonieta Teuschlová-Macourková and Václav Teuschl, who was an employee of the Melantrich company in Prague. She has younger sister Eva. In 1942 she began studying at a trade academy. After two years of her studies she was selected for study in a German college as the only one of her class. In 1944, she was ordered to do forced labour in a labour camp in Křivoklát, where she worked in the company Stein Co. Werk II, Purglitz, Protektorat, which produced aircraft fuel tanks for the German Luftwaffe. After the war she worked as a clerk in the general secretariat of the Czechoslovak National Socialist Party in Prague, and later she worked as an assistant in a lawyer’s office. From November 1951 she worked in the administration department in the production cooperative Drutex, and from August 1952 in the company Autorenova, this time again in a position of a production worker. Her son Pavel was born in 1958 and her daughter Eva in 1961. During her maternity leave Mája worked for the so-called Sentinel (State Publishing Company of Technical Literature), where she eventually continued until her retirement. Her work consisted in copying of texts. She was happy to be able to participate in the protest rallies in 1989. She lives in her family home in Prague 5.