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Pavlichenko, Lyudmila Mykhailivna

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1916 (Bila Tserkva, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
October 10th, 1974 (Moscow, Soviet Union)
Buried on:
Novodevitsji Cemetery
Nationality:
Soviet (1922-1991, Socialist Republic)

Biography

Major Lyudmila Pavlichenko is the most successful female sniper in history. 309 confirmed kills.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1943

No. 1218
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1943

Goes with the Gold Star
Orden Lenina

Sources

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