Lyudmila Mikhaylovna Pavlichenko.One of the most famous and effective Soviet Female Sniper of the Second World War. Western journalists called her "Lady Death". Lyudmila destroyed 309 confirmed Fascists. In 1942 received a serious injury and at the invitation of Eleanor Roosevelt Visited the US and Canada. In Chicago, Lyudmila spoke to reporters, which helped advance the opening of the Second Front. Gentlemen,” she said, “I am 25 years old and I have killed 309 fascist invaders by now. Don’t you think, gentlemen, that you have been hiding behind my back for too long?” Her words settled on the crowd, then caused a surging roar of support.During the trip she lived In the White House. In America, she was presented a gun "Colt", and in Canada - a rifle "Winchester" (the last exhibited in the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of Russia in Moscow). American singer in country style Woody Guthrie wrote about her song "Miss Pavlichenko". In Canada, a delegation of Soviet military welcomed several thousand Canadians gathered at the United Station Toronto (Union Station Toronto). After returning from a trip abroad, Lieutenant Pavlichenko served as an instructor in the sniper school "Vystrel" near Moscow.
October 25, 1943 Lyudmila Pavlichenko was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. After the war, she finished her education at Kiev University and began a career as a historian. From 1945 to 1953, she was a research assistant of the Chief HQ of the Soviet Navy. She was later active in the Soviet Committee of the Veterans of War. Pavlichenko died on October 10, 1974 at age 58, and was buried in the Novodevichye Cemetery in Moscow. ( video from "Battle for Sevastopol" 2015) Перевод в Комментариях. ——————————————————
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