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In theatre of the Russian army will pass celebrations on the occasion of 85 - letija communication armies

In theatre of the Russian army will pass celebrations on the occasion of 85 - letija communication armies. ABT it " News " have informed in a press - service of the Minister of Defence.

" in second half of day on October, 20th at theatre of the Russian army will pass solemn actions for commemorating 85 - summer anniversary of armies of communication " - the interlocutor of agency has told.

as he said, on celebrations there will be a chief of armies of communication the general - colonel Nikolay Ljaskalo, 2 is invited also the chief of Joint Staff VS of the Russian Federation Yury Baluevsky.

communication Armies have been formed by the order 1736/ 062 from October, 20th, 1919 Revvoensoveta.

As an example of one of outstanding operations of armies of communication, it is possible to result the Belarus offensive operation " Bagration " where armies of four fronts, as it is known, participated. In this operation which passed from June, 23rd till August, 29th, 1944, it has been involved 27 thousand radio stations. Such considerable quantity of the applied radio means was not in one of the previous fighting operations.

on operating fronts of the Great Patriotic War was more than million group of military signalmen. Hundred thousand signalmen have been awarded by orders and medals, and 303 ranks of the Hero of Soviet Union are awarded.