Interesting Question of the Day – 7 November 2016

Milunka Savic was a soldier in the Serbian Army in WWI, captured dozens of Austrian and Bulgarian soldiers, and was decorated for bravery.

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What was unusual about Sergeant Savic?

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2 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 7 November 2016
  1. Kevin Bramboeck says:

    A friend of mine (an old Serbian) told me about this person.
    Miliunka Savic was a chick. Possibly the most decorated female in the history of warfare.

    • iqtrivia says:

      Her identity was discovered when she was wounded in battle, they were going to transfer her to the nursing corps, but she refused any role that didn’t involve combat. She then stood at attention until they gave in.

      She survived the war and also survived WWII despite being put in a concentration camp for being disrespectful to the Nazis.

      All in all, pretty impressive.