J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 22, 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 on July 22, captured by storm the town and large railway junction of Kholra, an important strongpoint in the German defences in the Lublin direction.

The Order mentions 25 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.