J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day, No. 335

April 13, 1945

Source : Works, Vol. 16
Publisher : Red Star Press Ltd., London, 1986
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Addressed to the Commander of the troops of the 2nd Ukranian Front, Marshal Malinovsky,
and the Chief of Staff of the Front, Col. -Gen. Zakharov

On April 13, troops of the 2nd Ukrainian Front, continuing their offensive,captured on Czechoslovak territory the town of Hodonin, an important road junction and powerful German defence strongpoint on the western banks of the Morava river.

The Order mentions 37 commanders of troops, cavalrymen, artillerymen, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations distinguished themselves.

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

("Soviet War News Weekly," No.170)