Arms of Valor. First Edition in dustjacket


SHANDRUK, Pavlo. Arms of Valor. With an Introduction by Roman Smal-Stocki. Translated by Roman Olesnicki. New York : Robert Speller & Sons Publishers,Inc., 1959. First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xxiv,35-320, frontispiece + 16 pp pla tes and maps. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. General Pavlo Shandruk (b. February 28, 1889, Borsuky, Ukraine - d. February 15, 1979, Trenton, New Jersey). "The story of the fight of the Ukrainian soldiers for the Independence of their state is one of the most stirring of our century. In Arms of Valor their efrforts are recorded by their commander. General Pavlo Shandruk attained high rank during the War for Independence 1917-1921, and in World War IIled the Ukrainian forces as Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian National Army and President of the Ukrainian National Committee. General Shandruk's story relates much, for the first time, of importance to people interested in the fate of East Europe and the never-ending struggle of the subjugated nations against Russian aggression. These memoirs are the expression of the distinction and valor of the Ukrainian Army in this fight forfreedom." (from the dj). Contents : Introduction. Preface. 1. The eve and the first days of the Russian Revolution. 2. The march on the Crimea. 3. Inthe Commandantura of Kharkiv. 4. 1919 Independent Zaporozhian Rifle Battal ion. 5. Surprises at Brailov. 6. Defense of the Yarmolyntsi-Husiatyn Sector. 7. The struggle of the Ukrainian Galician Army against Poland. 8. Withdrawal across the Zbruch near Husiatyn. 9. Attack on Ukraine. 10. To Kiev. 11.In Kamyanets Podilsky. 12. The army in the winter march. 13. Under Polish occupation. 14. The Ukrainian-Polish alliance. 15. In camps for internees in Poland. 16. Staff of the Ministry of Military Affairs. 17. Invitation to the Homeland. 18. In Polish military service. 19. War. 20. In the clutches of the Gestapo. 21. The German-Russian War. 22. The Ukrainian National Committee. 23. My attempts to rescue my wife. 24. Before the recognition of U.N.C. 25. The Ukrainian National Committee and the command of the Ukrainian National Army. 26. The UNC and UNA staff at work. 27. On the way to the 1st Ukrainian Division. 28. The 1st Ukrainian Division. 29. The surrender. 30. After the war. 31. The struggle for the independence of Carpatho-Ukraine. 32. My wife's story. 33. Why? Appendix. Index. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 70.00

Title: Arms of Valor. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: SHANDRUK, Pavlo SMAL-STOCKI, Roman OLESNICKI, Roman Makers of History Series

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Robert Speller & Sons Publishers, Inc., New York, 1959,:

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Keywords: UKRAINE UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE REVOLUTION RUSSIAN HISTORY MILITARY MEMOIR RUSSIA SOVIET UNION USSR WW2 WWII,