Zdena Berger (1925- ) was born in Prague and attended school there until the German occupation. She spent the war years as a prisoner of the Germans in several concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. Freed finally by the British Army, she returned to Prague to complete her education, then went to Paris, where she worked for the United States Army and the American School. In 1955 she came to the United States. She is married and lives in California.