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    Roza Yegorovna Shanina — 54 confirmed kills (WWII, Russian Army)

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    Roza Georgiyevna Shanina (1924 – 1945) was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with fifty-nine confirmed kills, including twelve soldiers during the Battle of Vilnius. Praised for her shooting accuracy, Shanina was capable of precisely hitting moving enemy personnel and making doublets (two target hits by two rounds fired in quick succession). Shanina was killed in action during the East Prussian Offensive while shielding the severely wounded commander of an artillery unit.

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