Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Events

Birth

12 June 1916

Completed Sharpshooting Course

1920

Moved to Kyiv with Family

1920

Completed Master's Degree in History

1937

Invasion of Soviet Union

1941

Ranking: Red Army Sharpshooter to Sniper Platoon of Second Company, the 54th Rifles Regiment of the 25th Rifle Division

1941

Ranking: Major

1942

Death of Leonid Kutsenko (speculated husband)

1942

Cited by Southern Amy Council for 257 Confirmed Kills

May 1942

Wounded by Mortar Fire and Withdrawn From Combat

June 1942

Awarded Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union

1943

Worked as Research Assistant of the Chief HQ of Soviet Navy

1945 - 1953

Death

10 October 1974