Chronicle of war:

1944, july

July 01st, 1944

In the course of July 1 our forces continued to advance between lake ONEGA and lake LADOGA, seizing the PRYAZHA district center in the Karelian-Finnish SSR, as well as more than 30 other settlements...

July 02nd, 1944

Our forces continued to advance west and south-west of POLOTSK, seizing Vileisk-region district centers SHARKOVSHCHIZNA, PLISSA, as well as more than 250 other settlements, including POGOST STARY, YUNDZILOVO, KOMAROVSHCHIZNA...

July 03rd, 1944

Troops of the 3rd Belarussian Front were aided by those of the 1st Belarussian Front, advancing rapidly and enveloping enemy flanks. On July 3 they seized the city of Minsk, the capital of Soviet Belarussia, as well as more than 450 other settlements...

July 04th, 1944

Troops of the 1st Baltic Front continued to advance July 4, seizing the city of POLOTSK, an important railroad junction. More than 300 other settlements were also seized. Their list includes Vileisk-region district centers DUNILOVICHI, MIORY...

July 05th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance south-west and south of MINSK, seizing more than 100 settlements. Their list includes such large settlements as DEMIDOVICHI, LEDNIKI, SAMOKHVALOVICHI, PYATEVSHCHINA...

July 06th, 1944

Our forces continued to successfully mop up an encircled enemy formation east of MINSK, killing more than 5,000 German officers and soldiers. The entire 195th regiment of the 78th German assault division, as well as regimental commander Col. Oldenberg, surrendered to our forces...

July 07th, 1944

Our forces seized a Pinsk-region district center STOLIN in the middle reaches of the PRIPYAT river west of MOZYR. They also seized such settlements as NADUBOVO, CHERETYANKA, LYUDENEVICHI, ZAGORBASHYE, DELOVKA, BRONISLAV, ZAPROSYE and VILCHA...

July 08th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north of BARANOVICHI, seizing Baranovichi-region district centers LYUBCHA and GORODISHCHE. They also seized more than 150 other settlements, including such large settlements as DELYATICHI, VERESKOVO, OSTASHIN...

July 09th, 1944

Troops of the 1st Baltic Front continued their successful advance, seizing Vileisk-region district centers BRASLAV, VIDZE and POSTAVY. They also seized the Lithuanian SSR district center SVENCIANY, the LYNTUPY railroad junction, the city of DRUYA, as well as more than 700 other settlements...

July 10th, 1944

Troops of the 2nd Belarussian Front continued to mop up encircled enemy groups east of MINSK. In the course of July 9 our forces captured 3,500 German officers and soldiers. Lt.-Gen. MILLER, acting commander of the fourth German army, Maj.-Gen. KLAMMT, commander of the 260th infantry division, as well as members of their staffs, surrendered to our units...

July 11st, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north-west and south-west of VILNIUS, seizing a Baranovichi-region district center VORONOVO, as well as more than 100 other settlements. Their list includes such large settlements as MEJSAGOLA, RUDZISKI, OLKENINI...

July 12nd, 1944

Our forces continued to advance south-west of DVINSK, seizing more than 60 settlements, among them such large settlements as RYMSHANY, DUKSHTY, NARUNIAI, INDURKE, VORANTSY...

July 13rd, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north and south of IDRITSA, seizing more than 100 settlements. Their list includes MINKOVO, PELAGEINO, LAPTEVO, PUKHLY, RUBY, IVONINO, ATSKOVO, STARY PRUD, ZALUCHYE, as well as the VASHCHAGINO and ZAVARUIKA railroad stations...

July 14th, 1944

On July 14 troops of the 1st Belarussian Front crossed the YASELDA and PRIPYAT rivers. They were aided by the Dnieper naval squadron. Our forces seized the Belarussian SSR PINSK regional center, as well as such settlements as MASEVICHI, PODBLOTSE, IVANIKI...

July 15th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance west and south-west of VILNIUS, seizing the Lithuanian SSR city and railroad station ALYTUS, as well as more than 70 other settlements. Their list includes such large settlements as KOSEDARY, BUTRIMANCY, PUNI...

July 16th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance west and south-west of SLONIM, seizing a Brest-region district center BEREZA-KARTUZSKAYA, as well as more than 80 other settlements, among them such large settlements as GOLOBUDY, JUSHKEVICHI, BORKI...

July 17th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north of DRISSA, seizing a Vitebsk-region district center OSVEYA, as well as more than 30 other settlements. Their list includes SVYATITSA, PADERY, DEDINO and GORBULI.

July 18th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance on BREST, seizing a Brest-region district center and railroad junction GAINOVKA and the city of ANTOPOL. They also seized more than 150 other settlements...

July 19th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance on LVOV, seizing Lvov-region district centers SOKAL and MOSTY VELIKIYE, as well as more than 100 other settlements, among them such large settlements as BORATYN, KRYSTYNOPOL, OSTROW...

July 20th, 1944

In the course of July 20 our forces continued to advance south of OSTROV, seizing more than 30 settlements. Their list includes DEMESHKINO, SERGINO, PEZLOVO, ROGOVO and SHMAILI.

July 21st, 1944

Troops of the 3rd Baltic Front skillfully outflanked the enemy, mounting a frontal offensive, too. On July 21 they seized OSTROV, a major transport junction and a powerful German strongpoint, as well as more than 150 other settlements, among them such large settlements as VOLKOVO, OREKHOVA GORA...

July 22nd, 1944

Our forces continued to advance south of GRODNO, seizing a Bialystok-region district center KRYNKI, as well as more than 80 other settlements. Their list includes such large settlements as BARANOVO, INDURA, KUZNITSA...

July 23rd, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north-west and west of SEBEZH, seizing the LATVIAN SSR district center and railroad station LUDZA, as well as more than 80 other settlements...

July 24th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north-west and west of SEBEZH, seizing more than 100 settlements, among them BARANAVA, VACUNIEKI, BINEVA, STOLEROVA, LIPUSHKI and SHKRABY, as well as the ZUTRIZDENE railroad station...

July 25th, 1944

Our forces continued their successful advance north and west of LUBLIN, seizing more than 200 settlements, among them such large settlements as LOMAZY, SHUSTKA, KRYNKA, CEMERNIKI...

July 26th, 1944

Troops of the Leningrad Front launched an offensive near NARVA, breaching heavily fortified and id-depth defense line of the enemy. They conducted a skilful enveloping movement and frontal attack, seizing the NARVA fortress, as well as 20 other settlements, including NARVA-OESU, METSKI...

July 27th, 1944

Troops of the 1st Baltic Front conducted a rapid tank-and-infantry attack, seizing the SIAULIAI major railroad junction July 27. They also seized more than 150 other settlements, including such large settlements as IOGANISKELI, POKROI, KLEVANY, LIGUMAI...

July 28th, 1944

Troops of the 1st Belarussian front conducted a skilful enveloping movement and frontal attack, seizing the Belarussian SSR regional center and fortress BREST (BREST-LITOVSK), a strategic railroad junction and powerful German area of defense along the Warsaw axis...

 

July 29th, 1944

Our forces seized the Latvian SSR district center ILUKSTE west of DAUGAVPILS (DVINSK) and the Lithuanian SSR district center ZARASAI. They also seized more than 70 other settlements, including SKRUDELINA, PAGRENDZINY, SMELINE...

July 30th, 1944

Our forces continued to advance north-east and north of SIAULIAI (SHAVLI), seizing the Lithuanian SSR district center and railroad station BIRJIAI, the Latvian SSR district center and railroad station BAUSKA, as well as more than 300 other settlements...

 

 



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