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Elena Konstantinovna Ubiivovk

Elena Ubiivovk, USSR Partisan.

Background

  • Ubiivovk, Elena was born in 1918.

  • Career

    • Student at Khar’kov University, 1937. Took part in partisan activity in German-occupied Ukraine, near Poltava. Engaged in intelligence work, arrested by the Gestapo and shot.

      Posthumously proclaimed a Hero of the Soviet Union after a very long delay (1965), allegedly because her heroic activity came to light through research conducted long after the war.
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    Born 1918
    Died 1942
    (aged 23)
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