@Karpivna, yes somewhere not far from the current border as far as I remember. Looks like your ancestors made a good decision to leave, they skipped the war. Do you know anything about that village or surroundings’ history from WW2 period, and after the war?
Hitler, Stalin, and the locals of different ethnic background. As my grandmother said, the war divided people, and eventually all stopped to trust anybody.
(I don’t know if that particular song was sang in the territories of Ukraine, as different groups were operating there, but can be)