We were not able to bury Zdeněk until a year later. They did not want to give us his urn
He was born on 13 November 1943 in Vsetín where his father worked in an arms factory. In 1944, the Germans arrested his father and imprisoned him in Brno, he returned home after liberation with severe pneumonia and he died in October 1945. His mother left to work in Jablonec nad Nisou in 1946, the witness was raised in Pardubice by his aunt and uncle. His brother Zdeněk was born in 1949 to his mother and her second husband František Dragoun. The family then lived together in Liberec where the witness graduated from a twelve-year secondary school. After it, he was admitted to the Higher Aviation School in Košice which he had to leave three years later after a collision on landing. Since 1965, he worked in the LIAZ company in Jablonec nad Nisou - Rýnovice. On 21 August 1968 in the morning, an unknown Soviet soldier shot his brother Zdeněk Dragoun, who was taking photos of the passage of the occupational army from the scaffolding of the Liberec town hall. In 1975, he started to work as a technician in the Park of culture and relaxation, he later became a chief there and at the same time, he worked as an expert witness in the field of engineering, economics, and technical condition of amusement parks. He still works as an expert witness and is in estimation today. He lived in Liberec in 2022.