J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 24, 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 Army-General Malinovsky, announces that troops of the Second Ukrainian Front, as a result of a vigorous offensive of tank formations, cavalry and in-Tantry, routed the enemy grouping south of Jassy and, on August, 24, captured the towns of Roman, Bacau, Barlad and Husi, strategically important strongpoints of the enemy defences covering the roads to the central districts of Rumania.

The Order mentions 63 commanders of tankmen, Don Cossacks cavalry, troops, artillerymen,airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 20 salvoes was fired from 224 Moscow guns.