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Liza Chaikina

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Date of birth Tver Oblast, Russia
Date of death Nov 23, 1941 Peno, Penovsky District, Tver Oblast
Awards Order of Lenin, Hero of the Soviet Union
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
The details

Lisa Chaikina, or Liza Chaikina, or Lisa (Liza) Chaykina (Russian: Лиза Чайкина), full name Yelizaveta Ivanovna Chaykina (28 Aug 1918 - 23 Nov 1941) - Russian nationality, Soviet Union World War II partisan, a Hero of the Soviet Union.

The ship Germany Heinrich Arp was renamed to Лиза Чайкина in 1947. Later and after this ship other sea and river ships of the Soviet Union and Russia were named Лиза Чайкина also.

November 22, 1941. Lisa Chaikin was sent to Peno with the purpose of discovering the size of the enemy garrison. On the way to Peno, she came to the farm "Krasnoye Pokatishche" to visit her friend, the intelligence officer Marusya Kuporova, where she was seen by the praepostor and the praepostor informed the Germans. The Germans broke into Kuporova's house, shooting the Kuporova family members and taking Chaikina prisoner. Chaikina was subsequently taken to Peno. Even under torture, she refused to give information about the whereabouts of the guerrilla squad and was shot on the 23 of November, 1941.

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