The film sketch is dedicated to the memory of the hero of the Italian resistance of World War II Hasana Kamalova - Captain Russo, as the Italian partisans called him. The filmmakers conducted a journalistic investigation, which confirmed that the captain of Russo was a native of the village of Chitur (Dagestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Laksky District) Hasan Kamalov. Part 1. Surf, seagulls over water. The eternal flame is burning. Italy, Pontaglio, a monument to the heroes of the Italian resistance of World War II. Photos of the member of the Italian resistance Hasan Kamalov. B / w c / t: Russia, May 1945, Soviet soldiers - the winners are riding the train, one of them is playing the accordion, women with flowers meet the military on the platform, soldiers with flowers are riding in carriages, a woman on the platform of the station kisses a soldier, soldiers with flowers are walking along the street of one of the cities. The train arrives at the station. The Pantheon of Glory in Pontaglio (Northern Italy), a type of crypt in which the remains of thirteen heroes were buried. Memorial plaque buried in the crypt of the Soviet captain Hasan Kamalov (1916-1945). Takhir Isaev, a blacksmith from Rustavi, talks about G. Kamalov in the yard of the plant. T. Isaev in orders sits at the table, talks about how he fought in the same partisan division with G. Kamalov in Bergamo. Winter, the train travels by rail. A journalist from Azerbaijan A. Sarkisov is sitting at a table in his office, talking about letters from the fighter of the Italian resistance T. Isaev. Letters to A. Sarkisov from people who knew G. Kamalov. Pages from Italian newspapers with articles about G. Kamalov. A. Sarkisov's essay in the Azerbaijani newspaper "Kommunist". Azerbaijan, Baku, cars, regular buses go along the street in the city center. Dagestan, Makhachkala, streets in the city center. An article from the newspaper "Dagestanskaya Pravda" "Who is he, Hasan Kamalov?" Researchers in the laboratory are studying photographs of G. Kamalov, one of them talks about the work carried out on identification, as a result of which it was established that Captain Russo - Hasan Kamalov from a Dagestan village Chitur. Winter, a minibus is driving along a rural road. The village of Chitur, children sledding. A boy rings a bell, children run to school, in the background is a monument to the heroes of the Great Patriotic War. Schoolchildren run along the narrow street of the village. Photo - G. Kamalov among classmates. School building in the village of Chitur, students are sitting at their desks, the teacher at the blackboard is giving a lesson, cr.pl. - the faces of the students. An elderly woman is sitting on the veranda of her house. NDP in the village. An elderly man plays the pipe. A man leads a donkey, ties it to a post near the house. An elderly man tells a journalist about his village, about fellow villagers who fought in the Great Patriotic War. The minibus is driving along a mountain road. Experts from the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs are working to establish the identity of the hero. The article "Who is he, Hasan Kamalov?" from the newspaper. A man on the street of the city reads a newspaper. New buildings, cars, buses on the road, in the background - construction cranes. 2 part. An employee of the scientific and technical department of the Department of Internal Affairs of Rostov-on-Don talks about the re-examination of the photograph of the hero of the Italian resistance and photographs of a resident of the village of Chitur G .Kamalov, as a result of which it was established that this is one person. View of the village of Chitur in the mountains. Monument to the heroes of the Great Patriotic War in the village. Schoolchildren decorate a stand with a photograph of G. Kamalov. Elderly men are sitting on a bench near the house. Winter. Women walk along the narrow street of the village. Kamalov's fellow soldier on the 950th artillery regiment I.M. Kolomiets talks about the monument in the village. Sychevka (Ukraine) to those killed in the Great Patriotic War. General view of the monument, the names of the victims on the slab. IM Kolomiets, his wife and a journalist are drinking tea in the hut. NDP around the room, photos of comrades on the walls. IM Kolomiets says that the seriously wounded G. Kamalov was taken prisoner by the Germans. Meeting with the heroes of the Italian resistance in the Soviet Committee of Veterans of the Great Patriotic War. Demonstration of protest on the streets of one of the Italian cities, men throw Molotov cocktails into the windows of the building, cars are burning on the street, square pl. - the faces of the protesters. There are men and women with signs "DACHAU", "STUTTHOF", "SACHSENHAUSEN" and others - an anti-fascist march on the street of one of the Italian cities. Chairman of the National Association of Italian Partisans Arigo Boldrini is sitting at his desk in his office, conveys gratitude to the family and friends of G. Kamalov, talks about him. Moscow, Italian partisans lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden. Cr.pl. - a wreath with a ribbon "From the Italian Partisan Association." The eternal flame is burning. NDP on the faces of those present at the ceremony. The faces of the elderly people of the village of Chitur. Tidal bore. The inscription on the slab of the pantheon in Pontalo “CHASAN KAMALOF. 1916-1945 ". The car drives along a mountain road. The cameraman is filming on the street of the village of Chitur.