One of these ‘dangerous women’ was Dagmar Šimková, who later produced a In Byly jsme tam taky, Šimková explains how her family were. Byly jsme tam taky by Dagmar Šimkova · Byly jsme tam taky. by Dagmar Šimkova . Print book. Czech. [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar]: Sixty-Eight Publ. Byly jsme tam taky by Dagmar Šimková, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In Octoberfollowing a failed attempt to help two friends avoid military service by escaping to the West, she was arrested, aged 23, and sentenced to fifteen years in prison. Jana Rehak Czech Political Prisoners: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: In the years after World War Two, the communist consolidation of control across Eastern Europe was accompanied by mass repression.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. You may also like. References and suggested further reading: Some of the women even managed to compile some lecture notes into a small book which was secretly hidden, before being smuggled out of Pardubice in She was left to raise their young son, Ivan, while fighting to survive in the face of sustained state-sanctioned repression.

Their house was confiscated by the Communists and both Dagmar and her older sister Marta were prevented from completing their University studies.

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After the war, she was reunited with her husband Rudolf Margolius, who was also a jme camp survivor, and a committed communist. Twitter Feed RT calvertjournal: The strain of living under these conditions caused Heda to become critically ill, but she was initially denied medical treatment. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


She was subsequently sentenced to fifteen years in prison. Marta fled Czechoslovakia inbut Dagmar became involved in underground resistance activities, printing and distributing anti-communist leaflets and posters mocking the new Czechoslovakian leader, Klement Gottwald.

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Soviet-era sanatoriums are among the most innovative buildings of their time. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Women who endured communist-era repression have often been reluctant to disclose the details of the traumatic and humiliating experiences they endured during their incarceration.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? For example, she described how during one lengthy dagnar, she was repeatedly forbidden to use the toilet, and her eventual inability to control her bladder was characterised as a female failure: Two years later, during the liberalisation of the Prague Spring in she was instrumental in establishing Kthe first organisation to represent former political prisoners in Czechoslovakia.