J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

August 31, 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, on August 31, troops of the Second Ukrainian Front, as a result of a vigorous offensive, routed the grouping of German troops in the area of Ploesti and south of Ploesti and entered the city of Buca-rest, having liquidated the German threat to the capital of Rumania from the north.

The Order mentions 44 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 24 artillery salvoes was fired from 324 Moscow guns.