J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 23, 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, addresed to Army-General Tolbukhin, announces that, on August 23, troops of the Third Ukrainian Front, continuing their offensive, carried by storm the towns Bendery and Byelgorod-Dniestrovsky (Akkerman), important strongpoints of the enemy defences on the Lower Dniester.

The Order mentions 18 commanders of troops, artillerymen, airmen, seamen and sappers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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