J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

October 20, 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 Tolbukhin, announces that troops of the Third Ukrainian Front, jointly with troops of the Yugoslav National Liberation Army, in stiff fighting completed the annihilation of the German garrison in the city of Belgrade and on October 20, liberated the capital of our Ally Yugoslavia from the German invaders.

The Order mentions 71 commanders of troops, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, ships and units of the Danube Flotilla, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

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