J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

October 11, 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 Malinovsky, announces that troops of the Second Ukrainian Front, developing their successful offensive, on October 11, captured by storm the town of Cluj, capital of Transylvania. Simultaneously, troops of the front, having forced the River Tissa, captured the town of Szeged, large economic, political and administrative centre of Hungary.

The Order mentions 48 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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