Lyudmila Pavlichenko Frederic P. Miller

ISBN: 9786131868634

Published: August 2nd 2010

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108 pages


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Lyudmila Pavlichenko  by  Frederic P.  Miller

Lyudmila Pavlichenko by Frederic P. Miller
August 2nd 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 108 pages | ISBN: 9786131868634 | 9.73 Mb

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Lyudmila Mykhailivna Pavlichenko July 12, 1916 - October 10, 1974 was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 309 kills, and is regarded as the most successful female sniper in history. Born inMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Lyudmila Mykhailivna Pavlichenko July 12, 1916 - October 10, 1974 was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with 309 kills, and is regarded as the most successful female sniper in history.

Born in Bila Tserkva on July 12, 1916, Pavlichenko moved to Kiev with her family at the age of fourteen. There she joined a shooting club and developed into a sharpshooter, while working as a grinder at the Kiev Arsenal factory. In 1937 as a student of Kiev University she successfully defended her master-thesis on Bohdan Khmelnytsky. In June 1941, 24-year old Pavlichenko was in her fourth year of studying history at the Kiev University when Nazi Germany began its invasion of the Soviet Union.

Pavlichenko was among the first round of volunteers at the recruiting office, where she requested to join the infantry and subsequently she was assigned to the Red Armys 25th Rifle Division Pavlichenko had the option to become a nurse but refused I joined the army when woman were not yet accepted.



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