"Armoured and Mechanized Forces of the Red Army Staff
July 25th, 1945
To the Chief of the GBTU Tank Directorate
To the Chief of the Formation and Equipment Directorate of the Armoured and Mechanized Forces
To carry out plan #00793752 issued by the Military Council of the Armoured and Mechanized Forces regarding the equipment of the 3rd Guards Mechanized Corps with Sherman tanks, I ask you to send 35 spare sets of tracks to the reserve of the corps commander.
In addition, the Commander of the Armoured and Mechanized Forces asked to send 45 sets of tracks to the reserve of the 9th Guards Mechanized Corps and the 201st Tank Brigade.
Send the tracks with tanks that will be send from the 16th Training Tank Regiment in Gorkiy in trains ## 16338, 16339, 16340, 16341, 16342.
Chief of Staff of the Armoured and Mechanized Forces, Guards Major General of the Tank Forces, Markov
Chief of the Organizational Department of the Staff, Engineer-Colonel Martynov"