"I am proud of the invincible knights." Zaluzhny congratulates Ukrainian paratroopers on their holiday in a touching way
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny has congratulated Ukrainian paratroopers on the Day of the Air Assault Forces. He emphasized that the soldiers of the Air Assault Forces are always present in the most difficult areas of the frontline - where victory is.
Zaluzhny posted the greeting on his Telegram channel on November 21. He also posted a video of Ukrainian paratroopers' combat work at the front.
"Ukrainian paratroopers are always the first, and this is not just a word or a slogan. This is a vital principle. Ukrainian paratroopers are always on the most difficult parts of the frontline. Always where the victory is!" wrote Zaluzhny.
The Commander-in-Chief also honored the fallen paratroopers and said he was proud of the "invincible knights of the Archangel Michael."
"I bow my head in honor and memory of every paratrooper who laid down his life for Ukraine, for our dignity and freedom in the fight against the Russian invaders! I am proud of the invincible knights of the Archangel Michael! Courageous and wise, noble and brave - this is about the elite of the Armed Forces of Ukraine - the Ukrainian paratroopers!" Zaluzhny wrote.
As reported by OBOZ.UA:
- November 21 is the Day of the Airborne Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The tasks of these troops include airborne assault and other combat operations in the tactical and operational rear of the enemy.
- Today the country also celebrates the Day of Dignity and Freedom. Ten years have passed since Ukrainians took to the Maidan in Kyiv to defend their right to a European future. President Volodymyr Zelensky congratulated the country on the holiday, emphasizing that only the strong can be united.