J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

June 29, 1944

Source : Works, Vol. 15
Publisher : Red Star Press Ltd., London, 1984
Transcription/HTML Markup : Salil Sen for MIA, 2009
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Order of the Day, addressed to Army-General Rokossovsky, announces that troops of the First Byelorussian Front, breaking down the resistance of the German grouping encircled at Bobruisk, on June 29, captured by storm the town and large railway station of Bobruisk, an important centre of communications and powerful strong-point of the German defences covering the Minsk and Baranovichi directions.

The Order mentions 54 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sailors, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 20 salvoes was fired by 224 Moscow guns.