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Vera Zakharovna Khoruzhaia

Partisan

Vera Khoruzhaia, USSR Partisan.

Background

Khoruzhaia, Vera was born in 1903.

Career

Joined the Bolshevik Party, 1921. Secretary of the illegal Central Committee of the Komsomol, and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party in Western Belorussia (then Poland). Moved to the USSR. Party functionary, 1932.

During World War II, partisan leader in Belorussia near Pinsk and Vitebsk. Arrested by the Germans and shot.