by Henry Sakaida
model who had to be saved. Less than a month later, she became the first Soviet citizen to be received by President and
1942 photo of visit to White House by Pavlichenko
Jr. Lieutenant Lyudmila Pavlichenko was a guest of Eleanor Roosevelt at the White House in August 1942. She was a part of the USSR delegate to the International Student Service Assembly held in Washington, DC. When she toured Canada, the Winchester Company presented a special engraved rifle to her.
Mrs. Roosevelt at the White House. Afterwards, she toured various American and Canadian cities to talk about her experiences.
Guards Major Lyudmila Pavlichenko never returned to the fighting. As an instructor, she trained hundreds of snipers by war's end. On 25 October 1943, she became a Hero of the Soviet Union. After the war, the Heroine returned to complete her studies at Kiev State University. From 1945 to 1953, she was a research assistant of the Chief HQ of the Soviet Navy. She
1976 stamp honoring Pavlichenko
In 1976, Hero Pavlichenko was formally honored with a postage stamp which bears her name.
participated in numerous international conferences and congresses. She was also active in the Soviet Committee of the Veterans of War. Lyudmila Pavlichenko died on 10 October 1974 at age 58 and is buried at the Novodevichiye Cemetery in Moscow.

Pavlichenko in her later years
Lyudmila Pavlichenko in her later years, still proudly wearing the Gold Star of the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, awarded to her in 1943.

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