Zinaida Portnova was born in 1926. She was born in Leningrad. She was a young partisan. She has studied at school for 7 years.
When the Second World War began Zina was on her summer vacations in Belorussia.
In 1942 she joined the organization “Young Avengers («Юные мстители»)”. She took part in sabotages (саботаж, диверсия) against German invaders (захватчики).
Since 1943 Zina was a secret service agent (разведчик). But in December she was arrested. During the interrogation (допрос) she killed 3 Germans. She couldn`t escaped (сбежать). She was killed in January 1944.
On the 1st of July 1958 She was posthumously (посмертно) awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
Marat Kazei was born 1929 in the village Stankovo (Belorussia). He studied at school only 4 years.
In 1942 he joined the partisan organization then he became a secret service agent.
During his first battle on the 9th of January 1943 he was very brave. He was injured in the arm, but he didn`t stop to fight. He did a lot for Russian army.
On the 11th of May 1944 he was surrounded by Nazi. He tried to escape but he couldn`t. He took a grenade and blew himself and enemies. He was buried in his native village.
On the 8th of May 1965 he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
Golikov Leonid was born in 1926 in village Lukino (near Novgorod). He studied at school 5 years.
He was a young partisan since March 1942.
Young Partisan entered to Nazi (нацисты) army several times, gathered information about enemies. He was killed on the 24th of January 1943 in the battle near village Ostraya Luka. On the 2nd of April 1944 he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.