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Monument to Valentina Grizodubova (Moscow, Russia)

    Valentina Stepanovna Grizodubova (b. Kharkiv, Ukraine, 1909 – d. 1993, Moscow, Russia) was one of the first female pilots in the Soviet Union. The daughter of a pioneer aircraft designer, she was awarded many titles, among which the Hero of the Soviet Union (1938). During the German-Soviet War, she was appointed commanding officer of the 101st Long-Range Aviation Regiment, formed in May 1942, which consisted of about 300 men.

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    Address: Kutuzovsky Ave, 34с12, Moscow, Russia, 121170