For those interested to learn more about the subject matter represented in the film, here are some of the resources, web and print, that we found to be useful. Even though, we don’t necessarily share the views of all of those authors, we think it is important to get access to different perspectives to get a broader view of what happened in Galicia during and after World War II.



History of Tluste/Tovste – Poland, Ukraine

Institute of Ecumenical Studies

The Institute of National Remembrance

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Centropa Oral History Project

  • Frank, Alison Fleig. Oil Empire: Visions of Prosperity in Austrian Galicia. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2007. Print.
  • Applebaum, Anne. Gulag: a History. London., [England: Allen Lane, 2003. Print.
  • Davies, Norman. Europe: a History. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1996. Print.
  • Hann, Christopher, and Paul Robert Magocsi, eds. Galicia: A Multicultured Land. University of Toronto, 2005. Print.
  • Desbois, Patrick. The Holocaust by Bullets: a Priest’s Journey to Uncover the Truth behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews :. London: Pan Macmillan, 2008. Print.
  • Kravchenko, Victor. I Chose Freedom: the Personal and Political Life of a Soviet Official. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1989. Print.
  • Pyskir, Maria Savchyn. Thousands of Roads: a Memoir of a Young Woman’s Life in the Ukrainian Underground during and after World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001. Print.
  • Krawchuk, Andrii. Christian Social Ethics in Ukraine: the Legacy of Andrei Sheptytsky. Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1997. Print.
  • Bartov, Omer. Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-day Ukraine. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007. Print.
  • Ragsdale, Crystal Sasse. Living Longer than Hate: a Story of Survival & Success. Houston, TX: GanDale Associates, 1997. Print.
  • Tymothy Snyder, Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, Basic Books, 2010
  • Jeffrey Burds, Gender and Policies in West Ukraine, 1944-1948, Cahiers du Monde russe, April-December 2001
  • Shimon Redlich, Together and Apart in Brzezany: Poles, Jews and Ukrainians, 1919-1945, Indiana University Press, 2002
  • Alexander J. Motyl, Sovietology, Rationality, Nationality: Coming to Grips with Nationalism in the USSR, Columbia University Press, 1990
  • Alexander J. Motyl, Imperial Ends: The Decline, Collapse, and Revival of Empires, Columbia University Press, 2001
  • Anna Reid, Borderland: A Journey through the History of Ukraine, Basic Books, 2000
  • Євген Наконечний, Шоа у Львові
  • Любомир Полюга, Шляхами Спогадів 1944-1956, Львів-Київ, 2003
  • Леся Онишко, Катерина Зарицька: Молитва до Сина, Львів, Видавництво “Світ”, 2002
  • Лариса Крушельницька, Рубали Ліс: Спогади Галичанки, 2001
  • Українська Повстанська Армія: Історія Нескорених, Центр Досліджень Визвольного Руху, Український Інститут Пам’яті, Львів 2007
  • Щоденник Львівського Геттo: Спогади Рабина Давида Кахане, упорядник Жанна Ковба, Видавництво Дух і Літера, Київ 2003
  • Akcija “Wisla” 1947: Polska I Ukraina w Latach Trzydziestych-Czterdziestych XX Wieku, Nieznany dokumenty z archiwow sluzb specialnych, Instytut Pamienci Narodowej, Warshawa-Kijow, 2006
  • Lwowskie Pod Okupacja Sowecka (1939-1941), Instytut Pamienci, Rzeszow 2006
  • Джефри Бурдс, Советская Агентура: Очерки Истории СССР в послевоенние годи, Москва-Нью-Йорк «Современная История», 2006