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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Order of the Day, addressed to Army-General Bagramyan, announces that on July 27, troops of the First Baltic Front, as a result of a resolute blow by tank formations and infantry, captured the town of Shavli, a large communication centre linking the Baltic with East Prussia.

The Order mentions 32 commanders of tankmen, troops, artillerymen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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