(27. 9. 1903 - 11.1942)
In EPA Zakharovna Khoruzhaya partisan, Belarusian. Born September 27, 1903 in Pruzhany Brest (Belarus). During the Civil War belief Khoruzhaya involved in the fight against gangs Bulak-Bulakhovich. After the Civil War worked in the Central Committee of Komsomol of Belarus. In 1924 he spent on underground work in Western Byelorussia, Poland occupied. Police are on the scent of the Faith, and for several years imprisoned in a Polish prison. In September 1932, the Soviet Union exchanged it for some kind of priest, and she returns home. On his own volition or, as written in the newspapers, on the call of the heart goes to the construction site five-year plan - in Balkhash. Book Khoruzhaya "Letters to the will, written in prison dungeons in Poland, praised the Nadezhda Krupskaya. For outstanding achievements in the revolutionary movement in Western Belarus was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labor (1930).
August 10, 1937 arrested on charges of espionage. Spent 2 years in prison. August 15, 1939 decision of the court acquitted and released from custody. After the annexation of West Belarus Vera Z. Khoruzhaya works in Pinsk Regional Party Committee.
. Since the early days of World War II until the day of death Khoruzhaya fought in the guerrilla unit commanded by a veteran revolutionary, a hero of the battles in Republican Spain Korzh.
. P artizanskomu detachment, who was in the rear of the enemy, it was necessary to establish communication with the command of the front
. This task brilliantly executed Khoruzhaya.
In 1942 Khoruzhaya led a team of underground workers had been transferred through the front line in the city of Vitebsk. Her group spent a lot of sabotage on the railways, factories, gather intelligence for the command of Soviet troops. The Nazis took all measures to apprehend the underground. November 18, 1942 the Germans attacked on the trail of the group, Vera Khoruzhaya together with their comrades were captured and executed.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Vera Zakharovna Horuzhy posthumously awarded May 17, 1960.
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