J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 6, 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 Col.-Gen. Petrov, announces that troops of the Fourth Ukrainian Front, developing their successful offensive on August 6, captured by storm Drohobych, the large industrial centre and regional town of the Ukraine, an important communications junction and strongpoint in the enemy defences covering the approaches to the Carpathian passes.

The Order mentions 25 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.