Galina NIKOLAEVA, USSR Russ, writer. Real name: VOLYANSKAYA. Board, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers, since 1958 and USSR Union of Writers, since 1959.
NIKOLAEVA, Galina was born in 1914.
Graduated medical institutes.
Until 1941 at Gorky Medicine Institute. 1941-1945 military doctor, wounded at Stalingrad. Novel “Zhatva” (Harvest) (1950) was censured by Soviet critics, but after Stalin’s death again became subject of discussion in “Novy mir” and “Literaturnaya gazeta”, where her article “Means of Creating a Hero” appeared, defending herself against attacks of critics.