Heinz Konsalik wrote the (fictional) novel 'Frauenbatallion' about a Russian female sniper unit and the German snipers tasked to deal with them. I found it quite good, despite some unlikely romantic storylines.
Polina Denisovna Osipenko (Полина Денисовна Осипенко), Valentina Stepanovna Grizodubova (Валентина Степановна Гризодубова), & Marina Mikhailovna Raskova (Марина Михайловна Раскова), the three Heroines of "Rodina" (Родина), "Motherland", the Soviet women aviators who flew an Anatov ANT-37 3,617 miles nonstop from Moscow to the Soviet east coast near Japan on September 24th & 25th, 1938. Having run out of fuel, they were forced to land, and spent ten days in the Siberian wilderness until rescued. At the time, they set the world's record for distance flown by women.
The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings