Morozova Women

Home front girl back young, it seemed – in front of all life, that's only the first 30 years of almost nightly nightmares No, not for women – the war! Here is an ordinary incident of war from the memoirs of Sgt ea Morozova: 'Who just do not have to be during the war: sanitary instructors, donors, machine gunners, several times went with a group of scouts for the' language 'and the definition locations of enemy firing points. Difficult, especially girls. After all, walked shoulder to shoulder, we, along with men, drowned in the swamps froze in the cold huts. I remember going tough fights, there were many wounded and suddenly hear the roar approaching German, tanks, drive straight into a handful of tommy. We are prepared to grapple with huge black tank with a on the tower. I grabbed a bottle of fuel, swung and threw her under the tracks tank Oh, Lord, did worked The tank stopped and burst into flames. The soldiers cheered and with force and anger hit with machine guns on the German infantry.

When the attack was repulsed, I sat silently on the ground trench. Approached the soldiers, looked me eyes, smiling: 'And you. Kate, well done !' And I do not know what they say. I do not remember what she did, I did everything as well as soldiers-men '. Nearly 800,000 women have fought with the Nazis. They served in different armies – the majority of hospitals (61% nurses were women), in a communications unit (80%) and traffic troops (nearly half of the composition).