The death of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya
29th November 1941: Eighteen year girl who was tortured and killed by the Germans - and then became a national legend in Russia
The threat to Moscow now seemed desperate. Many Soviet citizens were mobilised to build the city's defences. Many volunteered for more dangerous duties. Eighteen year old Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was still in college in Moscow when she volunteered to join a guerrilla gro…
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