Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko, (Russian: Людми́ла Миха́йловна Павличе́нко, Ukrainian: Людмила Михайлівна Павличенко, romanized: Lyudmyla Mykhailivna Pavlychenko, (née Belova; 12 July [O.S. 30 May] 1916 – 10 October 1974) was a Soviet sniper in the Red Army during World War II, credited with 309 confirmed kills, making her the most ...
10 of the Deadliest Russian Female Snipers of World War II
She was the first woman sniper to be awarded the Order of Glory and fought in the famous battle of Vilnius. Roza Shanina chalked up 59 kills but did not survive the war. In an attempt to save a wounded Russian officer, she was mortally wounded by shrapnel that tore her chest open and disemboweled her.
The deadly Soviet women snipers that terrorized Nazis
Snipers of the Soviet Union played an important role mainly on the Eastern Front of World War II, apart from other preceding and subsequent conflicts.In World War II, Soviet snipers used the 7.62×54mmR rifle cartridge with light, heavy, armour-piercing (B-30), armour-piercing-incendiary (B-32), zeroing-and-incendiary (P3), and tracer bullets.Most Soviet World War II snipers carried a combat ...
Meet the world's deadliest female sniper who terrorized ...
Lyudmila Mykhailivna Pavlichenko (Ukrainian language: Людмила Михайлівна Павліченко. Russian: Людмила Михайловна Павличенко; Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko; July 12, 1916 – October 10, 1974) was a Soviet sniper during World War II.Credited with 309 kills, she is regarded as the most successful female sniper in history.
It also had a muzzle flash which could give away a sniper’s location. As a result, the Mosin-Nagant remained the weapon of choice for most Soviet sharpshooters. Nina Lobkovskaya, decorated World War II veteran, in 1944. The Female Sniper’s Life. Joining up as a sniper was a strange experience for many women.
TRAILER: Russian Sniper Movie "Battle for Sevastopol"
Russian Sniper Movie. The breakout of the war shatters the world of a young student, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, forcing her to enlist in the army in 1941. The maiden turns out to be a natural-born sniper, her impressive skill and prowess make her stand out among men and women alike.