J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day, No. 336

April 15, 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 3rd Ukranian Front, Marshal Tolbukhin,
and the Chief of Staff of the Front, Lt. -Gen. Ivanov.

Troops of the 3rd Ukrainian Front,continuing their offensive, on April 15 captured on Austrian territory the town of St. Poelten, an important road junction and powerful German defence str-ongpoint on the River Traisen.

The Order mentions 37 commanders of troops, 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)