: Re: [Cz-L] A hidden prayer room

From: <lapidotm_at_inter.net.il>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:44:30 +0300
To: Miriam Taylor <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>
Reply-To: lapidotm_at_inter.net.il

A brief question re Bandera. I recall that at the time of the 2nd Russian period - in 1944-5 we were continuously warned about the "banderovtsi" in the woods around Czernowitz (when our mothers were mobilised to go there and cut trees for wood in the stoves). As a young boy I understood this to mean simply bandits. I wonder whether this was correct, or the authorities actually meant members of the Bandera "partisans" as they called themselves? Does anybody have the correct answer?

Thanks

Mordecai

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: Miriam Taylor <mirtaylo_at_indiana.edu>
: Monday, August 18, 2014 18:05
: Re: [Cz-L] A hidden prayer room
: HARDY BREIER <HARDY3_at_BEZEQINT.NET>
: Christian Herrmann <cyberorange_at_gmx.de>, Stephen Winters <ericleroy_at_aol.com>, Kreindler Simon <simonkreindler_at_sympatico.ca>, Czernowitz Genealogy and History <czernowitz-l_at_list.cornell.edu>

> I do not know whether in Ukrainian schools they teach about the
> mass murder of Jews
> by Bogdan Hmelnitki and his men, but a street in Chernivtsi is
> named after him.
> Do they teach about General Bandera, who murdered Jews 70 years ago?
> On the other hand there are currently Jewish elected politicians
> in Ukraine.
>
> Mimi

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