In May 1942, Lieutenant Pavlichenko was cited by the Southern Army Council for killing 257 German soldiers. Her total confirmed kills during World War II was the total of 309, including 36 enemy snipers.
Woman soldier of the Red Army, Russia, Great Patriotic War, 1941. Found in the collection of the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)
TIL that during WWII the Gestapo's most wanted person was New Zealand born Allied agent Nancy Wake. Among her numerous exploits she killed an SS soldier with her bare hands to prevent him from raising the alarm during an undercover raid.