Soviet partisans
The Soviet partisans were members of a resistance movement which fought a guerrilla war against the Axis occupation of the Soviet Union during World War II.The movement was coordinated and controlled ...
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Occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany
The occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany started with the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941 (Operation Barbarossa) and ended in August 1944 with the Soviet Operation Bagration. The...
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Soviet partisans in Poland
Poland was annexed and partitioned by Germany and the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Poland in 1939. In the pre-war Polish territories annexed by the Soviets (Western Ukraine, Wester...
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Jewish partisans
Jewish partisans were fighters in irregular military groups participating in the Jewish resistance movement against Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II.A number of Jewish partisan g...
Ivan Turkenich
Ivan Vasilyevich Turkenich (Russian: Иван Васильевич Туркенич) (January 15, 1920 – August 14, 1944) was a Ukrainian partisan, one of the leaders of the underground anti-Nazi organization the Young Gua...
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Sydir Kovpak
Sydir Artemovych Kovpak (Ukrainian: Сидір Артемович Ковпак; Russian: Си́дор Арте́мьевич Ковпа́к, Sidor Artemyevich Kovpak), June 7, 1887 – December 11, 1967) was a prominent Sov...
Sasha Filippov
Sasha Filippov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович (Са́ша) Фили́ппов; June 26, 1925 – December 23, 1942) was a spy for the Red Army during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Sasha Filippov was born in ...
Soviet partisan united formation 1941–44
Soviet partisan united formation (1941—1944) (Belarusian: партызанскае злучэнне united formation), also called military-operational group or centre (Belarusian: ваенна-аператыўная група (ВАГ))...
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Soviet partisan regiment 1941–44
Soviet partisan regiment (1941—1944) (Belarusian: партызанскі полк), was the organisational form of the Soviet partisan units. On the BSSR territory it was used rarely.The numerical and weapons co...
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Soviet partisan group 1941–44
Soviet partisan group (1941—1944) (Belarusian: партызанская група), was the smallest organizational form of the Soviet partisan units, the principal organizational form in the initial phase (1941—...
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Soviet partisan brigade 1941–44
Soviet partisan brigade (1941—1944) (Belarusian: партызанская брыгада), was the organisational form of the Soviet partisan units, the principal organisational form of the units operating on the te...
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Shalom Yoran
Shalom Yoran (Hebrew: שָׁלוֹם יוֹרָן‎; June 29, 1925 - September 9, 2013) was a survivor of the Holocaust and a former Jewish partisan. His World War II memoir, The Defiant. A True Story of ...
Soviet partisan detachment 1941–44
Soviet partisan detachment (1941—1944) (Russian: партизанский отряд; Belarusian: партызанскі атрад), was the principal organisational form of the Soviet partisan units.Numerical and structural...
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Lyubov Shevtsova
Lyubov Shevtsova (September 8, 1924 - February 9, 1943) was a Soviet partisan and a member of the Young Guard, an underground anti-Nazi organization in Krasnodon during World War II. Shevtsova was bor...
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Red Cossacks
The Red Cossacks (Ukrainian: Червоне козацтво, Russian: Червонное казачество) was military formation created on 27 December 1917 by the government of the newly born Ukrainian People's Republic...
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Nina Kosterina
Nina Kosterina (1921 in Baku – 1941) was a Soviet partisan. Her father was a journalist. She joined the Komsomol in 1936. In her diary, she described her life from 1936 until her death. She died...
Valentin Kotyk
Valentin Aleksandrovich Kotyk (1930-02-11 - 1944-02-17) - was a Soviet pioneer and a partisan scout. He was also the youngest ever Hero of Soviet Union. During the German-Soviet War he participated i...
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Ina Konstantinova
Inessa (Ina) Alexandrovna Konstantinova (Russian: Инесса (Ина) Александровна Константинова; 1924 – 1944) was a wartime Soviet diarist and partisan, killed as a 20-year-old during Na...
Petras Griškevičius
Petras Griškevičius (July 19, 1924 in Kriaunos, Rokiškis district – November 14, 1987 in Vilnius) was a high-level communist party official in the Lithuanian SSR. He was the First Secretary of the Lit...
Marytė Melnikaitė
Marytė or Marija Melnikaitė (March 18, 1923 in Zarasai – July 13, 1943 near Kaniūkai) was a Soviet partisan, the only Lithuanian woman awarded Hero of the Soviet Union.Melnikaitė was born to a family ...
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Ivan Banov
Ivan Nikolayevich Banov (Russian: Ива́н Никола́евич Ба́нов; 29 August 1916 [O.S. 16 August], Tatsinskaya stanitsa - 9 February 1982, Moscow) was a Soviet military intelligence officer an...
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Michał Vituška
General Michał Vituška (Belarusian: Міхал Вітушка; 5 November 1907 Nesvizh – 16 April 2006, Munich) was a Belarusian anti-Soviet partisan leader in the early years after World War II.
Mi...
Otomārs Oškalns
Otomārs Oškalns (12 April 1904 — 1 September 1947) was a prominent Latvian communist and partisan fighter.He was one of three Latvian Soviet partisans who became Heroes of the Soviet Union.
Since ...
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