Corporal Filip Konowal, Victoria Cross recipient

Filip Konowal VC was a highly decorated Ukrainian Canadian soldier. He is the only ethnic Eastern European recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces

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In Northern France, the Hill 70 Memorial ensures ‘Canada’s forgotten battle’ will be remembered always, Globe and Mail, September 30, 2019

Display of Hill 70 Victoria Cross medals unveiled at war museum, March 26, 2019, Ottawa Citizen

Українець, якому англійські королі віддавали честь першими, Про Львів 2019

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A Canadian Hero, Cpl Filip Konowal, VC and the Battle of Hill 70, Luciuk, 3rd edition

Filip Konowal, VC, Historica Canada

Suggested Reading

Mark Forsyth and Greg Dickson, From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War (2014)

Lubomyr Luciuk, A Canadian Hero: Corporal Filip Konowal, VC and the Battle of Hill 70 (2017);

Lubomyr Luciuk and Ron Sorobey, Konowal: A Canadian Hero (2000);

Gerald Gliddon, VC’s of the First World War: Cambrai 1917 (2012);

Ken Reynolds, Pro Valore. Canada’s Victoria Cross (2009);

Ron Sorobey, “Filip Konowal, VC: The Rebirth of a Canadian Hero,” Canadian Military History Journal 5, 2 (1996).

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The Hill 70 Memorial Project - Cpl. Filip Konowal, VC

The Hill 70 Memorial Project - Cpl. Filip Konowal, VC- українська мова

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