J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

September 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 Govorov, announces that troops of the Leningrad Front, continuing their offensive, on September 23, captured the town of Paernu (Pernov), important port in the Gulf of Riga.

The Order mentions 30 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.