|Catalog No.||12717||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Violeta Yakova, a Jewish partisan in Bulgaria.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||20551||Similar Items|
|Donor||Novitch Miriam||Similar Items|
|Period||During World War II||Similar Items|
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Violeta Yakova, a Jewish partisan in Bulgaria. She has been recognized a national heroine.
Violeta Yakova was born in 1923 in Stanko Dimitrov. She was an activist in a communist youth movement, and recruited youth for the partisans. She fought in Sofia, and participated in the liquidation of fascist military personnel.
She fell in battle on June 8, 1944.