In Ukraine, the veteran of the Waffen-SS Galicia division was solemnly awarded

Veteran of the 14th division of the Waffen SS "Galicia" resident of Ukraine Vasily Nakonechnykh Nazi noted his rewarding with the knight's cross of the division. The video of the incident was posted on Facebook by the head of the Jewish Committee of Ukraine, Eduard Dolinsky.

The video shows how Nakonechny gives Hitler's greeting with his right hand in response to the award after he heard his name among others at a ceremony in Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine.

Nakonechny in May 2018 was awarded the status of Honorary Citizen of Kalosh. "Veteran" fought in Galicia during World War II from 1941 to 1944.

The 14th Grenadier SS division “Galicia” (or the first Ukrainian) during the war years consisted of volunteers - residents of Ukraine loyal to the Nazi regime. This military formation was part of the SS troops of Nazi Germany.

Since the second half of 1943, the "Galicians" participated in punitive operations in Poland and in the Galicia district. In the summer and autumn of 1944, Ukrainian punishers fought with partisans in Yugoslavia. At the end of the war, in April 1945, "Galicia" participated in the battles for Vienna. After the defeat of Germany, most of the soldiers of the division surrendered to allied forces in the West in order to avoid punishment for war crimes in the USSR.
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  1. Yuri Mikhailovsky (Yuri Mikhailovsky) April 20 2020 16: 17
    Which country, such and "heroes" ...
  2. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper April 20 2020 17: 17
    ... to avoid punishment for military crimes in the USSR.

    MILITARY crimes (and not "military" !!!), they have no statute of limitations and any "wiped ATO", murderous "cherishing" in the Donbass, this should not be forgotten!
    It is a pity that our Soviet authorities generously amnestied this unrepentant Galician Hitler henchman (with such a “Russian surname” uncharacteristic for Zapukria ??!) in the USSR was not punished properly, for his war crimes... you see, it’s quite smiling, as it is “zigging” to its banderlogs!
  3. bear040 Offline bear040
    bear040 April 20 2020 20: 03
    Here it is, the whole essence of today's Ukraine! Hitler’s shortcomings have bred ... It’s time to stop considering Ukraine a country of the anti-Hitler coalition ... The awarding of SS men does not fit this status.
  4. BMP-2 Offline BMP-2
    BMP-2 (Vladimir V.) April 20 2020 20: 51
    Well, why be surprised if even the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine L. M. Kravchuk, as a youth, was also, as it turned out, an inveterate banderlog ... It is time again to collect the 1st Ukrainian Front in order to finally restore historical justice. It is only a pity that neither P. S. Rybalko nor D. D. Lelyushenko is gone ...
  5. Cheburashk Offline Cheburashk
    Cheburashk (Vladimir) April 20 2020 21: 27
    The country of the loser of Nazism and animal wildness is Ukraine. It was necessary to strangle this trash in the bud, so no, Khrushchev prevented. And now, to exterminate this rot and flush it into the toilet, it takes a long time to mess around. am
  6. Bitter Offline Bitter
    Bitter (Gleb) April 22 2020 10: 29
    awarding the knight's cross of the division.

    The system of awarding knightly crosses, it seems, is well known. Who, whom and for what merits has the right to award a knight's cross in a nonexistent division?
    As I understand it, this is not an order, but as a “rolling” badge among the boys who played in the sandbox. Stupidity is limitless, a couple of years will pass and they will again dive these crosses across all the cracks. Damaging.