Maria Bochkareva

Maria Leontievna Bochkareva (Russian: Мари́я Лео́нтьевна Бочкарёва; née Frolkova (Фролко́ва), nicknamed Yashka; 1889–1920) was a Russian woman who fought in World War I and formed the Women’s Battalion of Death.

Books in order of publication:

Yashka, My Life as Peasant, Exile and Soldier – 2010

Maria’s War: A Soldier’s Autobiography – 2017

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