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Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya — arsonist of houses

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya is a house-burner who was used by the command of the USSR during the Second World War to destroy houses, following order No. 428. They will use it even after death, creating the image of a fighter for communism. This publication will contain her biography without elements of communist lies.

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya: biography

Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya is an arsonist of houses. She was born on September 13, 1923 in the Tambov province. She died on November 29, 1941 in Petrishchevo (Moscow region). The first woman to receive the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

She had neither good looks, nor intelligence, nor conscience. I could not fulfill the order, only partially. Was handed over to the German troops by the inhabitants and later hanged. After her death, she became one of the elements of the propaganda of the USSR, turning from an arsonist of houses into a heroine.

In 1929, her family was exiled to Siberia for opposing collectivization, which was one of the reasons for the mass famine in the USSR.

The leading physician of the Scientific and Methodological Center of Child Psychiatry A. Melnikova, S. Yurieva, N. Kasmelson wrote in 1991: “Before the war in 1938-1939. A 14-year-old girl named Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was repeatedly examined at the Leading Scientific and Methodological Center for Child Psychiatry and was hospitalized in the children’s department of the N. Kashchenko. She was suspected of schizophrenia. Immediately after the war, two people came to the archives of our hospital and seized the history of Kosmodemyanskaya’s disease ”(Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya: Heroine or Symbol? // Arguments and Facts. 1991. No. 43).

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya — arsonist of houses

For the first time this topic was raised by the Izvestia newspaper in 2000, when it released an investigation by Klubkov, who called Tanya “Zoya”. But it didn’t get much attention back then. Now this topic is beginning to be touched upon more and more often.

Order No. 428 did not like the people who remained in the territories occupied by the Germans, since they were actually left in the cold without shelter. The order was beneficial only to the USSR — Stalin did not want to give anything, but he didn’t care about people.

On the evening of November 28, 1941, while trying to set fire to the barn, its owner was noticed. Residents caught the arsonist and handed her over to the Germans. Then she was hanged. She was hung an inscription in Russian and Germanic languages: «The arsonist of houses.» When they were leading her to the gallows, a local woman hit her on the legs with a stick, shouting: “Who have you hurt? She burned down my house, but did nothing to the Germans!»

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya - arsonist of houses

After the territories returned to the USSR, the local population was subjected to repression.

There is a version that Zoya was captured by detachments that the Germans made in order to catch the partisans. The version does not have any tangible evidence and communist propaganda is cited as confirmation.

Communist callousness

It is known that Zoya’s grandfather, Pyotr Ioannovich Kozmodemyansky, was a priest in the church in the village of Osino-Gai. He was captured on the night of August 27, 1918 for allegedly harboring opponents of the Red Terror. He was cruelly mocked and then drowned in the Sosulinsky pond. His body was found only in the spring of 1919, after which he was buried next to the church, which was closed by the communists.

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya was an ideal communist cannon fodder — even despite the exile of her family to Siberia and the cruel reprisals against her grandfather, she went to burn down the houses of ordinary people on Stalin’s orders.