J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 14, 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 Marshal Rokossovsky. announces that troops of the First Byelorussian Front, with the support of the Dnieper River Naval Flotilla, after forcing the Rivers Yaselda and Pripyat, on July 14 captured by storm the town of Pinsk, regional centre of Soviet Byelorussia and important strongpoint in the German defences in the Brest direction.

The Order mentions 29 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sailors of the Dnieper River Naval Flotilla, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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