Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Soviet sniper

Date of Birth: 12-Jul-1916

Place of Birth: Bila Tserkva, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 10-Oct-1974

Profession: military personnel, historian, sniper

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Lyudmila Pavlichenko

  • Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko (née Belova; 12 June [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 successful female sniper in history.
  • Lyudmila was nicknamed "Lady Death" due to her incredible ability with a sniper rifle.
  • She served in the Red Army during the Siege of Odessa and the Siege of Sevastopol, during the early stages of the Eastern Front in WWII.
  • After she was injured in battle by a mortar shell, she was evacuated to Moscow.
  • After Pavlichenko recovered from her injuries she trained other Red Army Snipers, and was a public spokesperson for the Red Army.
  • In 1942, she visited the White House and toured the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.
  • After the war ended in 1945, she was reassigned as a Senior Researcher for the Soviet Navy.
  • Lyudmilla Pavichenko passed away at the age of 58 due to a stroke on 10 October 1974.

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