Some of them joined later Polish army in the west, most of them were Polish citisens and later were saved after Polish goverment asked western allies to not sent them to Soviet Union and even asked the pope for support.There are two divisions. The older one, destroyed in the Brody-pocket and the later formed out of ukrainian Police units. Both were heavily inflicted in the partisan warfare and participated in several massacres. I have no doubt, that a lot just wanted to defeat communism, but were is the difference to german SS-men?
One of its commanders was also a Polish officer of Ukrainian nationality:
[ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavlo_Shandruk]Pavlo Shandruk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]
In 1936 he joined the Polish Army, after which he obtained further training in the Wyższa Szkoła Wojenna (Military High School). Upon the completion of his training he accepted a commission and was promoted to the rank of major in the Polish Army.
As a colonel he fought in the Polish Army in September 1939. On September 23 colonel Shandruk rescued the 19th Polish brigade from annihilation in a trap. After the war he received the Virtuti Militari cross from Władysław Anders for this action. After capitulation, Shandruk, as Polish officer, was captured and sent to a German POW Camp, from where he was later released due to his injuries. After falling ill, he was arrested by the Gestapo but set free before the Germans attacked the Soviet Union.
From 1940 till 1944 he worked as a cinema manager in Skierniewice. During this time he was employing and giving shelter to Polish friends, hunted by Gestapo.