60 kopeck soviet commemorative stamp – Female sniper
The most famous female sniper was a Russian – Lyudmila Pavlichenko. She had 309 confirmed kills, including 36 enemy snipers. She was one of the 500 female snipers that survived the war. The standard Soviet infantry rifle was the robust Mosin-nagant, first introduced in 1891. The bolt-action rifle was also employed by Russian snipers. Some 37 million were produced and employed in global conflicts, continuing into the present.
“SHE HAD 309 CONFIRMED KILLS OF GERMANS”