The city of Leningrad. The eternal flame at the Piskarevskoye cemetery, the Field of Mars. A man lights a torch from the Eternal Flame, from which the Eternal Flame will be lit at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. An armored personnel carrier with fire drives through the streets of Leningrad. Rally in the village of Kryukovo. An armored personnel carrier drives through the streets of Moscow. The people are greeted by the arriving escort. A.P. Maresyev takes the sacred fire, carries it, passes to Leonid Brezhnev. Leonid Brezhnev lights the Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin Wall. Wreaths from the hero cities at the Eternal Flame. Urns with sacred ground from the hero cities. Residents of the city lay flowers on the grave. Honor guard at the grave.