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Shepherd from the foothills of the Urals

Later a Russian Soldier/Sniper,

Was awarded the country’s highest honor, the gold star of the Hero of the Soviet Union.

When the war was over he became a professor in Engineering at the university of Kiev

Wrote a book of his experiences called: Note of a sniper, Wich inspired the movies "Enemy at the gates" and "War of the rats"

He and a small band of Red Army snipers managed to terminate more than 1200 Nazis - mostly officers, sergeants, machine - gunners and artillery spotters.
Read; Note of a sniper

Watch; Enemy at the gates, Alltough its not correctly based upon Vassillis life.

( In fact he was a Active Communist )
by KennethVJ July 17, 2005

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