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 Army-General Bagramyan, announces that troops of the First Baltic Front, as a result of a vigorous attacks by infantry and tank formations on July 22 captured the town and large communication centre Panevezhis (Ponovezh), an important strongpoint in the German defences covering the main road from the Baltic area to East Prussia.

The Order mentions 24 commanders of troop artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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