Avgsburg: [Our Life], 1948. [Kulchytskyi, Iuriy]. Original illustrated wrappers. Good. Item #167
The supplement to the weekly "Our life" authorized by EUCOM Hq. Civil Affairs Division. Editor: Pavlo Kotowycz. The date on cover is 1946. Octavo (15 x 21 cm). 15 pages. Text in Ukrainian. Wear to wrappers; small tears and holes to text block.
A compilation of children's stories published and distributed among the Ukrainian refugees in the displaced persons camps of postwar Germany.
Vasyl Chaplenko (1900-1990) is a Ukrainian writer, playwright, linguist, editor, and a member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, a Ukrainian scientific society devoted to the promotion of scholarly research and publication that was founded in 1873, and a member of the Ukrainian Free Academy of Sciences (UVAN), founded by Ukrainian immigrant scientists in Augsburg in 1945. During the WWII he returned to Dnepropetrovsk and worked as a teacher of Ukrainian at the Transport Institute. In 1943 he went to Germany, then to the United States (1949). In 1952-1953 he was a chief editor of the Sunday edition to the Svoboda newspaper, and published the Universe magazine. Vasyl lived in Brooklyn, and died in Matawan, New Jersey (buried at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery in Bound Brook, New Jersey.)
OCLC shows three copies, as of April 2020.