J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 27, 1944

Source : Works, Vol. 15
Publisher : Red Star Press Ltd., London, 1984
Transcription/HTML Markup : Salil Sen for MIA, 2009
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0rder of the Day, addressed to Col.-Gen. Zakharov, announces that on July 27, troops of the Second Byelorussian Front after two days fighting, captured by storm the town and large industrial centre of Byelostok, an important railway junction and powerful fortified area of the German defences covering the road to Warsaw.

The Order mentions 68 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.