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

From: Miriam Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:06:05 -0400
Reply-To: Miriam Taylor <>

The name "Banderovtsi" also lead me to believe initially, at age seven,
that the reference was to bandits, but actually the "banderovtsi"
were the soldiers of General Bandera.
In Hebrew there is a saying: "k'shmo ken Hoo"
(As his name so is he)

On Aug 18, 2014, at 11:44 AM, wrote:

> 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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