Roza Shanina

The Story of Roza Shanina (Female Red Army Sniper)

Roza Shanina was only 14 when she ran away from home and only 20 when she became a sniper in the Red Army, determined to face the German invaders that stormed the USSR in World War II. Despite her young age, the army’s lukewarm disposition towards women-soldiers, and the trials of combat, Roza Shanina was celebrated …

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