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Author`s name Olga Savka

Woman who executed 1,500 people in WWII faced death sentence in 30 years - Comments

When arrested, the woman described in detail where and how she committed every executionUsually Antonina Makarova was ordered to execute a group of 27 people, the number of partisans which a local prison could house. Death sentences were carried out on the edge of a pit half a kilometer from the prison. She never knew people whom she executed and they had no notion who the executioner was either. Antonina executed the first group of partisans being absolutely drunk and the girl could hardly realize what she was doing. She often kept clothes of those whom she killed if the things were good; she carefully washed them and heaped them in her room

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