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 Col.-Gen. Zakharov, announces that troops of the Second Byelorussian Front, developing their offensive, on July 14, captured the town and large railway Junction of Volkovysk, important strongpoint in the German defences covering the road to Byelostok.

The Order mentions 27 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 12 salvoes was fired by 124 Moscow guns.