Add to favorite
 

   

 Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya


Born:   September 13, 1923
Deceased:   November 29, 1941

Soviet partisan, hero of the Soviet Union.

      

Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya was born in the Tambov Region into the family of an office worker. In 1930 the family moved to Moscow. In October, 1941 the Komsomol member Zoya Kosmodemyansky volunteered to join a special guerrilla troop, which operated on the instructions of the headquarters of the Western front in Mozhaisk direction. She went to the enemy's rear twice. In the end of November 1941 while on her second operational task near Petrishchevo's Village in the Moscow Region she was captured by fascists. Despite cruel tortures she never gave out the military secret nor told her name. On November 29 she was hung up by fascists. Her dedication to the Motherland, courage and self-sacrifice became an enthusiastic example in fight against the enemy. On February 6, 1942 the rank of the Hero of the Soviet Union was posthumously conferred on her.


Tags: Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya Heroes of Russia Heroes of the Soviet Union Great Patriotic War  








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Vladimir Alennikov  Kazan night life  hospitality in Russia  Moscow  Festival December Evenings  Theatre Festivals  Russian National Parks  Russian science  Suyginsky Forest Park   Russian economy  Russian Architecture  Saint Petersburg  Kalmykia  Tragedy  Russian tourism  Lipetsk   Museums of Russia  Tair Salakhov  Dalnegorsk  review  scandal  Dmitry Kardovsky  Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center  Cannonballs  Yekaterina Koneva  Andrei Rublev  Cars  Russian circus  Monuments in Moscow  Alisher Usmanov  Exhibitions in Saint Petersburg  Romanovs  Lipetsk Region  Architecture Monuments  Museum of Contemporary History of Russia   Pablo Picasso  Russian cities  Russian business  Russian scientists  St. Petersburg  Patriotic Musical Holding  Russian Cinema  Russian parliament  Exhibitions in Moscow  New Tretyakov Gallery  Russian tourist destinations  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Stepan Yaremich  Baikal  Russian Animation 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites