J. V. Stalin

Order of the Day, No. 365

May, 1945

Source : Works, Vol. 16
Publisher : Red Star Press Ltd., London, 1986
Transcription/HTML Markup : Salil Sen for MIA, 2009
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Issued by Marshal Stalin and addressed to the Commander of the troops of the
4th Ukranian Front, Army-Gen. Yeremenko, and the Chief of Staff of the Front, Col. -Gen. Sandalop

The Order states that on May 8, troops of the 4th Ukrainian Front, continuing their offensive, after stubborn fighting captured the town and large railway junction of Olomouc, an important German defence strongpoint on the Morava River.

The Order mentions 105 commanders of troops, artillervnten, tankmen, airmen, sappers and signallers whose units and formations distinguished themselves.

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

("Soviet War Mews," No. 1153)