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Maria Nikiforova

Maria Nikiforova, USSR Guerrilla leader.

Background

  • Nikiforova, Maria was born in 1892.

  • Career

    • Close associate of the anarchist leader N. Makhno during the Civil War. With her cavalry gangs, attacked the German occupation forces in the Ukraine, and also the Red and White armies during the Civil War. Sent as an underground guerrilla leader to the Crimea.

      Captured by the Whites and shot.
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    Born 1892
    Died 1922
    (aged 30)
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