1h - Preparation of an artillery attack in the 16th Kirovograd Red Banner Artillery Division in the area of the Hron River. Chief of Staff of the 61st Cannon Artillery Ploieshtinskaya Red Banner Brigade, Major V.I. in a group of officers. Soldiers of the calculation of heavy guns on vacation: Red Army soldier Spirkin I.N. shaves; senior sergeant Otuchin writes a letter; platoon commander Lieutenant Shub D.M. reads the newspaper aloud; Sergeant Dorienko N.I. writes in a notebook; the fighters sew up and sign the parcels to be sent home. The commander of the 61st brigade, engineer-colonel Yu.S. Brovarnik checks the time at the observation point (checks the clock by phone). Participating in the verification: Lieutenant Colonel Cherepnin and other commanders of artillery formations. (neg. 340 m). 2h - Units of the 2nd Ukrainian Front, under cover of a smoke screen, are crossing the Hron River. Pontoners build a bridge for military equipment and soldiers. Refueling military vehicles with fuel from tanks on the railroad track. (neg. 98 m).