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|Catalog No.||23021||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||The hanging of the partisan Zoya Kosmodiemienskaia near Moscow.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||09255p||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
|Date of event||12/1941||Similar Items|
|databank||Photo Archive||Similar Items|
The hanging of the partisan Zoya Kosmodiemianskaia near Moscow, in December 1941. On her neck is a sign describing the reason for her execution: she set fire to a building with German soldiers inside. Also in the photo: civilians and German soldiers.
Note: her brother, Shura Kosmodiamienski, was posthumously decorated a "Hero of the Soviet Union" for his service in a Red Army tank corps.