J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 29, 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 Tolbukhin and Admiral Oktyabrsky, announces that, on August 29, troops of the Third Ukrainian Front, as a result of a swift offensive by motorised and tank formations, in co-ordination with vessels and troop landings of the Black Sea Fleet, captured the town and most important port on the Black Sea - Constanza, which fpr three years has served as the main base of the navy of the German-fascist invaders.

The Order mentions 34 commanders of troops, tankmen, artillerymen, sailors, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.