Paul Ort: Three times the Gestapo came looking for my brothers and I – three times my father fobbed them off

Dr. Paul Ort’s mother and grandfather were murdered by the Nazis in
reprisals that followed the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. A childhood
friend of Vaclav Havel’s, the then Pavel Ort escaped from Communist
Czechoslovakia via Tunisia after securing a medical degree against the
odds. He went on to have a very successful career in the US, where he is
still practising at the age of 82.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018