Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations
During the occupation of Ukraine by Nazi Germany, its Jewish community was subject to persecution and deportation to extermination camps. This is the list of Ukrainian Righteous Among the Nations. Mor...
Yevgeny Khaldei
Yevgeny Anan'evich Khaldei (23 March [O.S. 10 March] 1917 – 6 October 1997) was a Red Army photographer, best known for his World War II photograph of a Soviet soldier Rais...
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Pyotr Vershigora
Pyotr Petrovich Vershigora (first name also Petr) (Russian: Пётр Петро́вич Верши́гора) or Petro Petrovich Vershyhora (Ukrainian: Петро Петрович Вершигора) (16 May [O.S. 3 May]...
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Yevgeniya Rudneva
Evgeniya Maksimovna Rudneva (Russian: Евгения Максимовна Руднева), also known as Zhenya Rudneva (Женя Руднева) (Berdiansk, December 24, 1920 – April 9, 1944 near Kerch) was a Soviet military air n...
Yevgeniya Rudneva - Wikipedia
Nachtigall Battalion
The Nachtigall Battalion (English: Nightingale Battalion), also known as Ukrainian Nightingale Battalion Group (German: Bataillon Ukrainische Gruppe Nachtigall), officially known as Special Gr...
Nachtigall Battalion - Wikipedia
Konstantin Koroteev
Konstantin Apollonovich Koroteev (Russian: Коротеев Константин Аполлонович) (February 25, 1901, village Shcheglovka, Bogodukhovskoy uezd, Kharkiv Oblast – January 4, 1953, Moscow), a Soviet milita...
Ukrainian Insurgent Army
The Ukrainian Insurgent Army (Ukrainian: Українська Повстанська Армія, УПА, Ukrayins’ka Povstans’ka Armiya, UPA) is a unrecognized Ukrainian nationalist paramilitary and later partisan army that e...
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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...
Valentin Kotyk - Wikipedia
Fedir Bohatyrchuk
Fedir Parfenovych Bohatyrchuk (also Bogatirchuk, Bohatirchuk, Bogatyrtschuk) (in Ukrainian : Федір Парфенович Богатирчук, Fedir Parfenovych Bohatyrchuk; in Russian : Фёдор Парфеньевич Богаты...
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Mariya Borovichenko
Guards Sergeant Mariya Sergeyevna Borovichenko (October 21, 1925, Myshelovka, Kiev - July 14, 1943) was a Ukrainian medical officer of Soviet 32nd Guards Artillery Regiment, awarded the Medal for Comb...
Nina Onilova
Nina Andreyevna Onilova (Russian: Нина Андреевна Онилова, Ukrainian: Ніна Андріївна Онілова; 10 April 1921 - 8 March 1942) was a Soviet machine gunner in the Red Army's 25th Rifle Division who...
Vladimir Katriuk
Vladimir Katriuk (born 1 October 1921) is a Canadian of Ukrainian ancestry, born in the village of Luzhany, near the city of Chernivtsi. Chernivtsi is situated in the region known as Bukovina, which i...
Alexander Matrosov
Alexander Matveyevich Matrosov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Матве́евич Матро́сов; Bashkir: Шәкирйән Юныс улы Мөхәмәтйәнов, Ukrainian: Олександр Матвійович Матросов) (February 5, 1924 – Febru...
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Michael Karkoc
Michael Karkoc (Ukrainian: Михайло Каркоць) (born March 6, 1919 in Lutsk, Ukraine) was a military officer who served in the Ukrainian Self Defense Legion (USDL) and later in the Waffen-SS during W...
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Dina Pronicheva
Dina (Vera) Mironovna Pronicheva (Ukrainian: Діна Миронівна Пронічева, Dina Mironivna Pronicheva; January 7, 1911 in Chernihiv, Ukraine – 1977) was a Soviet Jewish actress at the Kiev Puppet...
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Ivan the Terrible (Treblinka guard)
Ivan the Terrible (born c. 1911) is the nickname given to a notorious guard Ivan Marchenko, at the Treblinka extermination camp during the Holocaust. The moniker alluded to Ivan IV, also known as Iva...
Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky
Alexander Alexandrovich Vishnevsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Вишне́вский, May 24 [O.S. May 11] 1906, Kazan – December 19, 1975, Moscow) was a Soviet surgeon of Ukrainia...
Bill Weisband
William Weisband, Sr. (August 28, 1908 – May 14, 1967) was an American cryptanalyst and NKVD agent (code name 'LINK'), best known for his role in revealing U.S. decryptions of Soviet diplomatic and i...
Bill Weisband - Wikipedia