At the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

“In the last days of World War II, nine-year-old Ota Heller picked up a revolver and fired it at a Nazi. He did not wait to see if the man was still alive.”

— Radio Prague


Join us Wednesday for a free event:  Prague: My Long Journey Home

A Story of Survival, Denial, and Redemption


Part of the NCSML’s Great Stories author series

Wednesday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Free to the public.


Author Charles O. Heller will appear at the NCSML this Wednesday, May 28, to present his amazing personal experiences — including shooting a Nazi at the age of 9, then leaving the horrors of his old world behind to make a new life in America.  A book signing will take place after the lecture and reading. Books will be available for purchase in the Museum Store

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