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2 Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized

Posted on August 16, 2017 by tim


Take a look at their eyes.

In June 1941 Nazi Germany attacked USSR in order to conquer and enslave its people. Soviet army enlisted over 2,000 women snipers. Now Russian artist Olga Sh finds their photos and turn them into full color.

The lady above, Lyudmila P., was known by Nazis as “Lady Death”. Over 300 German soldiers were shot by her. Later she taught younger snipers her skills. Once she remembered: “We were sowing Nazis just as ripe wheat”.

This lady name is Rosa. He became soldier when she was 16. She killed over 59 Nazis for this she was named “organizer of invisible terror attacks in Eastern Prussia”.

These women amongst 2,000 others were the snipers in Soviet army. They were conscripted in June 1941, shortly after the war began.

“We were sowing Nazis as ripe wheat”.

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2 Responses to “Ladies of Death: Portraits of Russian Women Snipers from World War II, Colorized”

  1. rostit says:

    Scarlett Johansen should play Rosa in a movie about her life.

  2. Dragi says:

    Determination is in their eyes.

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