My father was dragged to the front and my sister was injured by shrapnel during the war
Alžběta Wildová, née Betaková, was born on January 25, 1936 in the town of Vráble in southern Slovakia. Parents Štefan and Kateřina had eight children together, six girls and two boys. The family experienced the Second World War intensively. Father was called to Russia with horses and a wagon. During the bombing, the sister of the witness was injured, whose leg was injured by shrapnel. Soviet aircraft raids at the end of the war destroyed the family’s house. Father did not return from the war until a year after it ended, considered by everyone to be dead. At the age of 14, the witness moved to Rokytnice nad Jizerou to join her older sister Maria, married Karel Wild, raised two sons and worked in a textile factory. In 2022, she was a widow and lived in Rokytnica nad Jizerou.