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Book 8. The Flower in Red Hell: The Life of Liudmyla Foia, ed. Volodymyr Ivanchenko

Editor in Chief P.J. Potichnyj
Sponsors George Oschypko
Publication Year 2009
ISBN (Canada) 978-1-897431-19-1
ISBN (Ukraine) 978-966-2105-19-3
Pages Count 128
Hard copy price $10 USD
Summary

This investigation is devoted to the life of Liudmyla Foia («Oksana», «M. Perelesnyk»), 1923-1950, one of the organizers of the OUN (B) underground in Kyiv during WWII. She was arrested by the Soviet NKGB and survived the tortures of its prison. As a key figure in the Soviet operation against the OUN Security Service, she helped thwart plans to expose and destroy the leadership of the Ukrainian liberation movement. She is also the author of wonderful literary works. Liudmyla Foia perished in a skirmish with a Soviet MGB military group while trying to help a wounded friend. Toronto-Lviv, 2009. Soft cover: 128 pp. Illustrations. This book was funded by HRYHORII OSHCHYPKO, from Montreal, Canada.