Hi Olga, The Ukrainians who allied themselves with the Nazis were a small but very vocal lot. Most Ukrainians resisted the German invaders. For example,krupniak
Stories of Ukrainians in the Red Army http://euromaidanpress.com/2015/06/11/understanding-the-ukrainians-in-wwii-part-2-stories-of-ukrainians-in-the-red-army/krupniak
The 1st Ukrainian later became the Polish 2nd Corps https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Army_(Poland) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Army_(Poland)gosford27
This is the former Austrian Empire province of Galicia, the areal extent of which is now located in southeastern Poland and southwestern Ukraine (see map above).
This group provides information for finding your Galician ancestors and living relatives.
Discussions go beyond providing genealogical research help, that is beyond the simple collection of names and dates. Religion, culture, politics, macro history, and current events in Eastern Europe are frequently debated.
Group's moderators are: Laurence Krupnak (USA) (screen name Lavrentiy) and Danuta Wojcik (Canada)
Galicia (English spelling)
Galicja (in Polish language)
Galizien (in Austrain | German language)
Halychyna (the Ukrainian name and origin of the term Galicia)
Another map of Austria's Galicia province is located at: http://www.feefhs.org/maps/ah/ah-galic.html
The ethnic groups of Galicia include: Poles , Galizien Germans, Jews , Ukrainians , Carpatho-Rusyns (Ruthenians, Rusyns, Rusins, Rusnaks, Carpatho-Russians , Lemkos, Bojkos / Boikos / Boykos, Hutsuls
Administrative boundaries as of 1998 map: Magocsi, P. R., ed. 1998. Historical atlas of East Central Europe. University of Washington Press.
Austrian Galicia province (Draft) delineation map created on 9/14/2004 copyright 2004
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