Photo of the Day

April 3, 2018

Medals of Honor

Antonina Andreevna Drach poses for a portrait in her home in Magadan, Russia. During World War II, when she was a child, she was held as a prisoner in a fascist concentration camp. "As a former prisoner she is also considered a veteran of World War II and is a member of the Association of Veterans," explains Your Shot photographer Darya Ryan. One of the medals was awarded by the governor of the Magadan region in honor of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Darya Ryan, National Geographic Your Shot

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