J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

July 31, 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, after stiff engagements, carried by storm the towns and important nodal points of communication Sedlets, Minsk-Mazovetsky and Lukov - powerful German strong points at the approaches to Warsaw.

The Order mentions 43 commanders of tankmen, 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.