Yakov BASH, USSR Ukrainia writer; Presidium member, Ukrainia Union of Writers, since 1959. Real name: BASHMAK. Badge of Honor, 1958. Member, Communist Party, since 1931.
BASH, Yakov was born in 1908.
1937 graduated Kiev University.
Since 1928 worked as a joiner on Dnieper Construction Project, where he ran a literature club and worked on newspaper “Proletar Dniprobudu” (Proletarian at the Dneprostroy). 1941-1945 partisan member and on staff organizing partisan movement in Ukrainia. 1958 elected Bureau member, Communist Party Committee, Kiev Department, Ukrainia Union of Writers.