J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 24, 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, as a result of a vigorous pensive by tank formations, cavalry and infantry captured the town and important railway junction of Lublin - important strongpoint in the German defences covering the roads to Warsaw.

The Order mentions 54 commanders of tank troops, cavalrymen, troops, artillerymen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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