Chaikina, Liza (d. 1941)

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Chaikina, Liza (d. 1941)

Russian fighter. Name variations: Elizaveta Chaikina; Lisa Chaikina. Died Nov 1941.

A partisan during WWII and secretary of the Young Communist League, was shot by the Nazis; became a hero in Soviet Russia, where a street was named in her honor.