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Directive of the Praesidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR “On awarding Soviet orders to the top army commanders of Great Britain and the United States of America”

4 October 1944
State Archive of the Russian Federation

"For the outstanding implementation of operations of British and American forces on crossing the English Channel and invading France, the following awards shall be presented:

Order of Suvorov, 1st class

Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery.

Order of Ushakov, 1st class

Admiral Sir Bertram H. Ramsay.

Order of Kutuzov, 1st class

1. Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory.

2. Lieutenant General Omar N. Bradley.

Order of Suvorov, 2nd class

1. Lieutenant General Leonard Townsend Gerow.

2. Major General J. Lawton Collins."