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Volodymyr Kubijovyč

Given NameVolodymyr
Born23 Sep 1900
Died2 Nov 1985


ww2dbaseVolodymyr Kubijovyč was born in Nowy Sącz, Galicia, Ukraine. He became a professor at the University of Krak√≥w in Poland in 1928 and taught at the Ukrainian Free University in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1940. During the German occupation of Ukraine, he believed that cooperation with the German occupiers would help Ukraine achieve its independence from Russia. In 1943, as a member of the non-political Ukrainian Central Committee, he helped the Germans organize Ukrainians to fight on the Russian front; on 28 Apr 1943 the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Galizien (1st Ukrainian) was born. He hoped that the SS Galizien was to become an Ukrainian force that would eventually become Ukraine's hope for independence. After Germany's defeat at the end of WW2, he escaped to West Germany and then France. Kubijovyč returned to academia after the war and passed away in Paris, France in 1985.

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Last Major Revision: Jun 2006

Volodymyr Kubijovyč Timeline

23 Sep 1900 Volodymyr Kubijovyč was born.
2 Nov 1985 Volodymyr Kubijovyč passed away.

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