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, addressed to Marshal Koniev, announces that, on August 23, troops of the First Ukrainian Front, developing their offensive, carried by storm the town of Dembica, a large aircraft industry centre and important communication centre in the Cracow direction.

The Order mentions 31 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.