Saturday, June 1, 2013

1941-45 JEWISH FEMALE SOLDIERS FROM THE USSR

According to Alexander Zaslovsky's Russian language site, during WWII women served in the Soviet army, not only as medical personnel but also as fighters, serving alongside men in all military branches. He noted that 6% of the Red army (about 20,000) were Jewish women. A list of those who died is available at: http://jmemory.org/Woman.htm. Some of the surnames are:

ABELEVICH, ABRAMOVICH, ANANIEV, AGRANOVICH (2), ARONOFSKY, ARAFONOVA

BAZZINI, BANDOVER, BASITSA, BASKIN (3), BEDEROVA, BEINAROVICH, BELENKY (4), BELKIN, BELOPOLSKI (2), BENTSIANOV, BERBEROV, BERGMAN, BEREZIN, BEREZOVSKAYA (2), BERLIN, BRISKIN, BRICKMAN, etc.

VAYBERG, VAINER, VAYSBURG, WARSAW, VELIKIN, BELIKOVSKY, VERTINSKAYA, VINNITSKAYA, VITEBSK, VOLF, etc.


GAKLINA, GALECKI, GALPERIN/HALPERIN (7), GANDLINA, GENIN, GINDIN, GOLDBERG, GROMAN, etc.

DIMINSHTEYN, DWORKIN, DREIZIN, etc.

ZHUKOVITSKAYA, ZHUKOVSKAYA

KAUFMAN (2), KOGAN (3), etc.

LEMPERT

MEEROVICH, MISHURIS (2)

PINCHUK

ROSENBERG

SAPRITSKAYA, SCHWARTZ, SHUHOTOVICH, etc.

Please see the website for a complete list.