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Lyudmila Pavlichenko

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Pavlichenko in a trench. Photo of 1942.

Lyudimila Mykhailivna Pavlichenko (12 July 1916 – 10 October 1974 was a Soviet sniper. She shot German soldiers in World War 2. She was one of the top military snipers of all time, and is credited with 309 kills.[1] She was the most successful female sniper in history.[2][3]

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  1. The 10 deadliest snipers of all time, Business Insider (September 8, 2015)
  2. Lady sniper, TIME Magazine (Monday, September 28, 1942)
  3. Pat Farey; Mark Spicer (5 May 2009). Sniping: an illustrated history. MBI Publishing Company. p. 129. ISBN 978-0-7603-3717-2. Retrieved 18 March 2011.[permanent dead link]