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Nina Lobkovskaya

SurnameLobkovskaya
Given NameNina
Born1925
CountryRussia
CategoryMilitary-Ground
GenderFemale

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ww2dbaseNina Alexeyevna Lobkovskaya was born in the Siberia region of Russia in 1925 and later moved to Tajikistan with her family. After her father Alexei Lobkovsky, a conscript in the Red Army, was killed near Voronezh, Russia in 1942, she joined the Red Army in Oct 1942 and was trained as a sniper at the village of Veshnyaki, Moscow Oblast, Russia. She commanded a company of female snipers from Feb 1945 until the end of the European War and saw action in the Battle of Berlin. At the end of the war she held the rank of lieutenant and had claimed 89 Germans killed.

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Last Major Revision: Feb 2015

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Nina Lobkovskaya with Mosin-Nagant rifle with scope, 1940sNina Lobkovskaya with Mosin-Nagant rifle with scope, 1940s
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1. Kyle A. says:
27 Jun 2015 03:49:01 PM

Hello. I'm doing some research on women who fought on the Russian Front during WWII and was wondering if there was a way I could get in contact with Nina or any other woman who served during that time? Thank you

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