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Volume 29. Ivan Harasymiv («Palii»). From Youthful Dreams to the Ranks of the UPA

Editor in Chief IE. Shtendera
Co-editor in Chief P.J. Potichnyj
Author I. Harasymiv ('Paliy')
Editor(s) S. Golash, I. Tymochko-Kaminska
Sponsors Executive of the Society of Veterans of the UPA in Canada
Publication Year 1999
ISBN (Canada) 0-920092-27-6
Pages Count 336
Hard Copy Price $35 USD

This publication highlights the author’s experiences in the non-commissioned officers’ training program at the UPA officers’ school in the Carpathian Mountains, as well as his stint as squadron leader of «Udarnyky 1» Company (code number 94). The volume also contains an account of the author’s combat activity in the Carpathians and the Lemko region from the fall of 1943 to the fall of 1947. These memoirs offer an interesting and vivid account of the daily lives of insurgents and their commanders, as well as the difficult conditions and challenges facing the Ukrainian population in these territories. Toronto-Lviv, 1999. Hardcover: 336 pp. Illustrations.