Chronicle of war:

1944, august

August 01st, 1944

During the course of August 1, west and south-west of the city of PSKOV, our troops continued their offensive, capturing more than 60 settlements: among them such large population centers as BOROVENKI, SHELEKHOVA, BEIAS, JAUNANNA, and railroad station LOTENE.

August 02nd, 1944

In the course of August 2, west of the city of REZEKNE (REZHITSA), our troops continued their offensive, in the course of which they captured the city of VARAKLANI, and also occupied more than 30 other settlements, including SARNI, GROZI, LEIMANI, TILTAGALS, and STETI, and railroad station TILTAGALS.

August 03rd, 1944

North-west and west of the city of KAUNAS (KOVNO), our troops fought their way forward and seized more than 200 settlements, among them large population centers PERNAROVO, PELUTOVO, DOGI...

August 04th, 1944

South-west and south of the city of MARIJAMPOLE, our troops, overwhelming the enemy's resistance, captured after fighting more than 100 settlements, among them POTYLCE, EGLOBOLE, JURGEZIORI...

August 05th, 1944

In the triangle formed by the confluence of the rivers SAN and VISTULA, our troops fought successfully to eliminate an enemy bridgehead and captured the cities of ROZWADOW and TARNOBRZEG, and also seized more than 30 other settlements...

August 06th, 1944

In the course of August 6, south-west of the city of PSKOV, our troops continued their offensive, during which they occupied more than 30 settlements, among them SHUBENKI, LAPKOVA, LAURA, ZAKHARYEVA, KUSTOVKA, LYUBYATOVA, BLUMREINI, SVARI, DUNDURI, and MEDZGAILI.

August 07th, 1944

West and south-west of SIAULIAI, our troops made a fighting advance and seized large junctions of earth roads KURSENIAI and SAUKIANI, and also seized after fighting more than 50 other settlements, including SMILGI, JANULAICI, KURTOVIANI, GAVGORI, and GORDI...

August 08th, 1944

In the area of the city of BIRZAI, several days ago the enemy counter-attacked in force, using infantry and tanks against our troops advancing in that area. In the course of fierce fighting, our troops successfully repulsed all enemy counter-attacks and, resuming the offensive, took by force more than 80 settlements...

August 09th, 1944

North and north-west of the city of SIEDLCE, our troops, resuming their offensive, sreized the cities of SOKOLOW-PODLASKI, and WEGROW, and took by force more than 150 other settlements...

August 10th, 1944

North and north-west of the city of SIEDLCE, our troops continued their offensive, in the course of which they occupied more than 30 settlements, among them large population centers STERDYN, ZELEZNIKI, LIW...

August 12nd, 1944

West of the city of KRUSTPILS (on the WESTERN DVINA), our troops took, following fighting, more than 50 settlements, among them RIKSANI, RIZGAS, MURIEKI, GAILYSI, MEZMALI, BRAKNES, VIMRAS, and DZAUDZESE, and railroad stations SERPILS, STOBUROGS, and SECE...

August 13rd, 1944

During the course of August 13, west of the city of PSKOV, our troops, while continuing their offensive, stormed and captured the city of VORU, a district center of the Estonian SSR, and also took by force more than 60 other settlements, among them SAHODI, VAIKE, MADALA, SOKULA...

August 14th, 1944

West and south-west of the city of Pskov, our troops continued their successful offensive. Units of the X-formation, in hot pursuit of the enemy, advanced 25 kilometers. Soviet soldiers had to cross many streams on their way, used by the Germans as intermediate defense lines...

August 15th, 1944

In the area of the city of RASEINIAI, our troops repulsed attacks by enemy infantry and tanks and inflicted heavy losses on his manpower and materiel. East of PRAGUE, our troops repulsed attacks by large numbers of enemy infantry and tanks.

August 16th, 1944

In the course of August 16, north and north-west of PETSERI (PECHORY), our troops, continuing their offensive, took by force more than 70 settlements, among them PARMA, RAHUMAE, KIRMSI, PAAZNA, SOHARA, PARTSI, ALAKULA, POLVA, MEMASKULA...

August 17th, 1944

North-west, west and south-west of the city of SIAULIAI (SHAVLI), our troops engaged in stubborn fighting with large numbers of enemy infantry and tanks that went on the offensive. In the course of fighting, our troops inflicted heavy losses on the enemy's manpower and materiel...

August 18th, 1944

In the course of August 18, south-east of the city of TARTU, our troops took by force more than 80 settlements, among them large population centers TAMMISTU, RAZINA, AHJA, VALGEMETSA, KROTUZE, and KARSTE...

August 19th, 1944

In the course of August 19, south-east of the city of TARTU, our troops took by force the important highway junction, city and railroad station of ALUKSNE, and also seized more than 30 other settlements, among them MONISTE, TUNDO, SKULTANI, STAMERI, SLUKUMS, and KORULI...

August 20th, 1944

North of the city of SANDOMIERZ, our troops completed wiping out an enemy grouping and occupied settlements MOKOSZYN, RZECZYCA, CHWALKI, WYSIADLOW, RADOSZKI, ZAGRODY, and OCINEK. Most of the encircled enemy troops, who refused to surrender, were destroyed...

August 21st, 1944

North of the city of SANDOMIERZ, our troops fought to broaden their bridgehead on the left bank of the River VISTULA and improved their positions. When wiping out an encircled grouping north of SANDOMIERZ, our troops inflicted losses on the enemy in manpower and materiel...

August 22nd, 1944

In the course of the offensive, troops of the front stormed and captured enemy strongpoints — the cities of JASSY, TIRGU-FRUMOS, and UNGHENI — and took by force more than 200 other settlements, including large population centers GANESTI, CRUCIA, DOROSKANI, VOINESTI...

August 23rd, 1944

South-east and south of the city of LOMZA, our troops, while continuing their offensive, took by force more than 80 settlements, among them railroad junction MALKINIA-GORNA, large population centers WYRZYKI, WYPYCHY, SZUMOWO, ANDRZEJEWO, PECHRATKA...

August 24th, 1944

In the course of August 24, south-west and south of the city of TARTU, our troops took by force 30 settlements, among them TORVANDI (3 kilometers south of TARTU), LEMMATSI, SOSILA, NOO, KANI, PAIDLA, KOSTOLATSI, and railroad station ROPKA.

August 25th, 1944

Troops of the 2nd UKRAINIAN Front, pursuing their successful offensive, captured city and railroad junction TEKUCI, and also took by force more than 350 other settlements, among them large population centers SERBESTI, BUDESTICHICA, NANESTI...

August 26th, 1944

North of the city of VALGA, our troops took by force more than 70 settlements, among them large population centers VEREVI, RANNU, PALUPELNE, KORUSTE, PUKA, PRIIPALU, and LOTTA, and railroad stations PALUPERA, PUIA, MAGISTE, and KEENI.

August 27th, 1944

During the course of August 27, north and south-east of the city of VALGA, our troops took by force more than 50 settlements, among them large population centers PIKASILLA, SOTAGA, UNIKULA, TSORGULINNA, IGASTE, KARULA, HARGLA, APE, and NAMSADO, and railroad stations SANGASTE, KARULA and APE.

August 28th, 1944

Troops of the 3rd UKRAINIAN Front on August 28 captured the city of BRAILOV, a large river port on the DANUBE, and also seized settlements COSTACHE NEGRI, KISMELE, INDEPENDENTA, and BRANISTEA, and railroad station INDEPENDENTA, and SERBESTI...

August 29th, 1944

West of the city of IZMAIL, our troops crossed the River DANUBE and, developing their offensive southward, occupied on the territory of northern DOBRUGEA more than 50 settlements, among them the cities of ISACCEA, MANCIN, and BABADAG...

August 30th, 1944

In the course of August 30, north of the city of TARTU, our troops repulsed attacks by enemy infantry and tanks. South of the city of LOMZA, our troops took by force several settlements, among them CHOMENTOWO, RADGOSZCZ, ZOCHY MILEN, DABEK, GRADY, OSUCHOWO KOWE, and POREBA. North-east of PRAGUE, our troops successfully repulsed attacks by enemy infantry and tanks...

August 31st, 1944

In the course of August 31, north-east of PRAGUE, our troops successfully repulsed attacks by enemy infantry and tanks and, as a result of counter-attacks, greatly improved their positions, occupying in the process city and railroad station RADZYMIN, and settlements RUDA, LOS, REJENTOWKA, ALEXANDROW, CEGELNIA...

 

 



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