|Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov|
March 2, 1908|
Krest-Khaldzhay, Yakutsk Oblast, Russian Empire
|Died||May 28, 1968
Krest-Khaldzhay, Yakut ASSR, Soviet Union
|Years of service||1941 – 1945|
|Unit||234th Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Great Patriotic War|
Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov (Russian: Фёдор Матве́евич Охло́пков; March 2, 1908 – May 28, 1968), was a Soviet sniper during World War II, credited with as many as 429 kills. He was born in the village of Krest-Khaldzhay, Tomponsky District of Yakutia, Imperial Russia.
Okhlopkov was one of the most effective snipers in the Red Army during World War II. He was granted the status of Hero of the Soviet Union in 1965 (#10678) as well as an Order of Lenin, after complaints he had been overlooked for the citations due to his ethnicity (he was an ethnic Yakut). In 1974, a commercial cargo ship was named in his honour.
- Haskew, Michael (1 November 2005). The Sniper at War: From the American Revolutionary War to the Present Day. St. Martin's Press. p. 74. ISBN 978-0-312-33651-6.
- "Охлопков Фёдор Матвеевич". www.warheroes.ru. Retrieved 2018-02-10.