J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 4, 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 Bagramyan, announces that troops of the First Baltic Front, developing their offensive on July 4, captured by storm the town and important railway junction of Polotsk - powerful fortified area of German defence covering the Dvinsk’ direction.

The Order mentions 49 commanders of troops artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 20 salvoes was fired by 22! Moscow guns.