Russian Female Sniper of the Great Patriotic War - Russian Women are part of the Russian Reserve - and they have been trained to fight and also use a firearm. More than I can say about most American Women today.
OLD photo 15x10cm 4x6inch WW2 Women on the War Russian woman sniper USSR (4495)
Russian Women Muster for a ‘Battalion of Death’
Russian Women Muster for a ‘Battalion of Death’ - The New York Times
Q A half-length portrait of a young female Russian soldier serving with the Russian Women's "Battalion of Death" The Battalion was formed by the Russian Provisional Government in Petrograd after the February Revolution