Stepan Stepanovich Fedak ( Ukrainian Stepan Stepanovich Fedak ; May 11, 1901 , Lviv - 1945 , Berlin  ) - Ukrainian military leader, officer of the USS Legion , Ukrainian Galician Army , Obersturmfuhrer of the 14th SS division “Galichina” .
|Stepan Stepanovich Fedak|
|Ukrainian Stepan Stepanovich Fedak|
|Date of Birth||May 11, 1901|
|Place of Birth||Lemberg , Austria-Hungary|
|Date of death||1945|
|Place of death||Berlin , Third Reich|
|Type of army||infantry|
|Years of service||1918-1945|
|Rank||Obersturmfuhrer SS / lieutenant UNA|
|Part||SS Division "Galicia"|
|Battles / wars|
Civil war in Russia
The son of a Ukrainian lawyer and entrepreneur Stepan Fedak Sr.
In his youth, he served in the Ukrainian Sich Riflemen, studied at the Military Academy of Wiener Neustadt, the University of Danzig and the Academy of the General Staff of Czechoslovakia. He fought in the Civil War as part of the UPR army and the Galician army.
September 25, 1921 in Lviv, made an unsuccessful attempt on Jozef Pilsudski , the head of Poland, and governor Kazimierz Grabowski in Lviv . He was arrested on the spot by the police, although the crowd present demanded reprisal against him. Sentenced to six years in prison, in 1924 released from prison in exchange for emigration from the country. He lived in France and Germany.
In March 1937, Fedak returned to his homeland and was arrested in Zhuravno. In 1939, after the German occupation of Poland, he escaped from prison again, in 1941 he was admitted to the OUN marching groups. From 1943 to 1945 he served in the SS division "Galicia".
He died in 1945 in Berlin. According to another version, he was killed in Szczecin. According to some other data, it is reported as missing.
- According to other sources - Szczecin
- Aleksandra Piłsudska, Wspomnienia, s. 241; cyt. za: Bohdan Urbankowski, Józef Piłsudski. Marzyciel i strateg, Warszawa 1997, t. 2, s. 592.
- Włodzimierz Kalicki, " 25 IX 1921. Kula w rękawie, Gazeta Wyborcza ".
- Encyclopedia of Ukrainian studies. In 10 volumes. / Editor-in-chief Volodimir Kubіyovich. - Paris; New York: Young Life, 1954-1989.
- Mirchuk Petro. Naris history OUN 1920–1939 rock. - K .: Ukrainian Vidavnicha Spіlka, 2007 .-- 1006 Art. ISBN 966-410-001-3