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Monument to the Natives - Borský Mikuláš

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After 1948, Jozef Macek, Jozef Bízek and Ferdinand Totka, natives of Búrov, became smugglers of citizens who fled from socialist Czechoslovakia. They were transported across the Morava riverbed to Austria. After the dissolution of the monasteries in 1950, they collaborated with the Salesian organizers of the clerical crossings. On October 13, 2019, a memorial plaque on the wall of the parish garden was unveiled by the smuggler from Borský Mikuláš. Its author was the architect Stanislav Májek.

Monument to the Natives - Borský Mikuláš

After 1948, Jozef Macek, Jozef Bízek and Ferdinand Totka, natives of Búrov, became smugglers of citizens who fled from socialist Czechoslovakia. They were transported across the Morava riverbed to Austria. After the dissolution of the monasteries in 1950, they collaborated with the Salesian organizers of the clerical crossings. On October 13, 2019, a memorial plaque on the wall of the parish garden was unveiled by the smuggler from Borský Mikuláš. Its author was the architect Stanislav Májek.

F. Totku was detained during the unsuccessful third group crossing of the Salesians. In 1952, he was sentenced to 22 years in prison. He was released after an amnesty in 1961.

On December 1, 1953, a Czechoslovak border guard shot J. Bízek while crossing the border on his illegal return to Slovakia.

On May 12, 1955, J. Macek was arrested and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He got cancer after working in uranium mines. He was released from prison in 1964 after a difficult prognosis, but died a year later.

Source: epocha

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Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Updated on: 3.3.2022
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