J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 23, 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. Maslennikov, announces that troops of the Third Baltic Front on July 23, carried by assault the town and large railway junction of Pskov - powerful strongpoint in the German defences covering the roads to the southern districts of Esthonia.

The Order mentions 33 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and -signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 20 salvoes was fired from -224 Moscow guns.