Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya, alternatively Romanised as Kosmodem''yanskaya (Russian: ) (September 13, 1923 November 29, 1941) was a Soviet partisan,and a Hero of the Soviet Union (awarded posthumously). She is one of the most revered martyrs of the Soviet Union.Kosmodemyansky family name was constructed by joining the names of Saints Cosmas and Damian (Kosma and Demyan in Russian). Kosmodemyansky were priests of Russian Orthodox Church since 17th century. Zoya''s grandfather Saint Pyotr Kosmodemyansky was murdered in 1918 by a militant for his opposition to blasphemy.