Russian sniper Rosa Shanina and her commander A. Balaev

Rosa Shanina

Russian sniper Rosa Shanina (1924-1945) and her commander A. Balaev.
Sniper Rosa Shanina in the active units of the Red Army from April 2, 1944. On her account 54 confirmed destroyed soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht, including 12 enemy snipers.
Rosa Shanina Knight of the Order of Glory 2 and 3 degrees.
She was killed in battle on January 28, 1945, 3 km south-east of the village of Ilmsdorf, Rihau County, East Prussia.



Date: 1944
Author: A. Fridlyansky

In : 1944

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