Faces of Victory

Natalia Petrovna RODINA

Natalia Petrovna Rodina was called up in Leningrad in 1942. In the active army, she served in the 140th Separate Construction and 2nd Road Maintenance Battalions. First sergeant. As part of the directorate of the 2nd Guards Army, she participated in the defense of Stalingrad, in combat operations of the 4th Ukrainian, 3rd Belorussian, and 1st Baltic fronts.

In November 1943, an offensive on the occupied Crimean Peninsula was being prepared. On the banks of the Sivash, which was also called "rotten sea", a construction battalion was building a crossing site for the Soviet troops. On May 9, 1944, Crimea and Sevastopol were captured. One of the units was left to build a monument to commemorate the heroes of the 2nd Guards Army. Natalia Petrovna also took part in this. They carried stones and sand.

Order of the Patriotic War of the 2nd class, medal "For Battle Merit", medal "For the Defense of Stalingrad"
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