J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 5, 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 Koniev, announces that, continuing their offensive, troops of the First Ukrainian Front forced the River Stryi and on August 5, carried by storm the town of Stryi, a large railway junction and important strongpoint of enemy defences in the foothills of the Carpathians.

The Order mentions 16 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished,themselves.

A salute of 12 salvoes was fired from 124 Moscow guns.