(24. 10. 1922 - 14. 8. 1942)
P olivanova Maria Semenovna - 528 Sniper Rifle Regiment (130 th Infantry Division, 1-Shock Army, the North-Western Front) series. Born October 24, 1922 in the village Naryshkino now Alekseevskogo district of the Tula region in a working class family. Russian. Graduated from high school. She worked at a research institute in Moscow. When the Great Patriotic War began graduate courses snipers.
. Since October 1941, a battalion of the Moscow People's Volunteers Kominternovsky District (3rd Infantry Division of the Moscow Communist People's Volunteers) participated in the defense of Moscow
. In January 1942 fighting in the North-Western Front.
Sniper Polivanova ms. bravely fought against the fascist invaders, taught the skill of soldiers firing sniper platoon. August 14, 1942 near the village of Days Novgorod region, together with his girlfriend, NV Screener defended from the advancing Nazis, affecting their well-aimed fire. When run out of bullets and the Nazis have come close, a sniper last grenade blew himself up with the enemies surrounding them.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Maria Semyonovna Polivanovoy conferred posthumously on Feb. 14, 1943 (together with N. Screener).
. Polivanova awarded the Order of Lenin, the Red Star
. She was buried in the village Korovitchino Starorusskoe Area. Eternally entered in the lists of the military unit. Her name is a street in Moscow, Surgut.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1980
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3) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.2. M.: Voeniz.1988.
4) Heroines. - Issue. 1. - M., 1969
5) Pride land Tula. - T. 1. - Tula: Priokskoe kn. ed., 1982