Moscow colorist colored it in photo heroes of the great Patriotic war

Moscow colorist colored it in photo heroes of the great Patriotic war

MOSCOW, 24 APR — RIA Novosti. Moscow photocalorie Olga Shirina gives new life to old black-and-white photographs, by painting them. What seemed the distant past, getting closer.

Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko

Many of the frames collected on her page in Flickr and made in the years of the great Patriotic war.

Sniper-volunteer Nadezhda Kolesnikova

Heroes photos — scouts, pilots, engineers, nurses. Separately want to note the female snipers, each of which would make any fascist cold terror.

With permission, RIA Novosti publishes Olga painted pictures and share stories depict women.

Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko

One of the most famous women snipers in world history: Lyudmila Pavlichenko, on her account — more than 300 killed of the Nazis. American journalists nicknamed her “Lady Death”, although, of course, but this smiling girl such sinister nicknames didn’t deserve. Fighting with the Nazis, she was saved lives, but did not sow death.

Nee Belova Lyudmila spent her childhood in the province of Kiev. After school he worked as szlifowania, married at 16 and gave birth to a son. Marriage, however, soon disintegrated.

Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko

In 1937 Lyudmila has arrived on historical faculty. In parallel with her studies she was engaged in shooting sports, and very soon this knowledge was useful to her much more than that obtained at the Institute.

Sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko

When the war began, Lyudmila immediately volunteered for the front. The first fascist she was killed near Belyaevka, Odessa region rifle Tokarev SVT-400. After 2.5 months on account of its 187 was already dead enemies. In December she was sent to Sevastopol, where she fought for another eight months. By June 1942, she already killed 309 Nazis, including 36 snipers.

During the war the Soviet army was about two thousand female snipers, of which of which survived the war only 500.

The Central women’s sniper training school

Among those who did not live to see the Victory, was Roza Shanina.

She was born in Vologda province into a peasant family in 1938, went to Arkhangelsk to study at the teacher.

Sniper Roza Shanina

In the third year, rose started work as a teacher and remained in this position after graduation. But in June 1943, she passed the mandatory military training, and then went to sniper school.

Sniper Roza Shanina

In April 1944, rose came to the front, and three days later killed the first enemy, that was for her serious emotional distress. In the battles she participated for less than a year and died 28 January 1945 in the East Prussian operation. His 20 years of Roza Shanina eliminated at least 59 of the Nazis.

Sniper Roza Shanina

Not about all women snipers know so much, how about Lyudmila Pavlichenko and Roza Shanina.

For example, the Permian Lyubov Makarova, on account of which 84 were killed by the fascist, we know only that she came to Berlin and was awarded several medals.

Sniper Love Makarov

Ossetian Nina Slonova, also held throughout the war, destroyed 124 enemy.

Sniper Nina Slonova

There were others: Natalia Kovshova, ‘sha Vasileva, Aliya Moldagulova. Maybe someday, Olga Shirina paint and their pictures.