J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day

October 22, 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 on October 22, troops of the Second Ukrainian Front, as a result of a resolute blow by cavalry and. tank formations, captured the town of Nyireghaza a large communications junction and important strongpoint of the enemy defences on Hungarian territory.

The Order mentions 27 commanders of cavalrymen, tankmen, artillerymen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations have distinguished themselves.

A salute of 12 salvoes was fired from 124 Moscow guns.