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Sosnina, Nina Ivanovna

Date of birth:
November 30th, 1923 (Kuhar Ivankov, Ukraine)
Date of death:
August 31st, 1943 (Malyn, Ukraine)
Buried on:
Collective Grave Resistance Fighters
Nationality:
Soviet

Biography

Nina I. Sosnina, born on 30 November 1943, led an underground movement in the Malyn region and was responsible for a number of anti-fascist operations. She was killed on 31 August 1943, during clashes with German forces near Malyn. Nina Sosnina was posthumously awarded the 'Heroin of the Soviet Union' title.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1965
Action:
"For outstanding service, courage and heroism in the fight against the nazi invaders during the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945".
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1965
Details:
Goes with the Gold Star.
Orden Lenina

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