In time of battle, wether I live or die, I will never let go of the flag of Plast!
Myroslav Sypa son of Evstakhyi, was born on October 24, 1925 in the village of Pohoriltsi of the Zolochiv region of Lviv district. Student of Lviv technical-chemical school. Became member of Plast in 1942 and Ukrainian Nationalist Youth. 1943 was sent to officer training of UPA (Ukrainian Rebellious Army) of Hryhoriy Pipskyi and appointed as a machine gunner. Took part in battles against Germans and Hungarians. In the summer of 1944 recieved a diploma of compleation of officer training, with the rank of first leutenant of UPA. Due to wounds and pneumonia was sent home for medical assistance. In route he was arrested by the NKVD, and after questioning and brief recuperation was sent back to the front under guard, where he was wounded a second time. He served in the existing army to its demobilization in 1948. Later lived in Lviv and continued education in Night school. Entered the zoological veteranary institute, completed 1959 and worked in this profession to retrietment. Active member of Plast at the center of Senior Plast member of Lviv. Author of many memoars of classmates of UPA officer school “Oleni” (Raindeer). Restored the flag of the school, that is housed in the historical museum of Lviv.