2nd Belorussian Front, June 5, 1945. 3rd Guards Kotelnikovsky Tank Corps. Corps commander, Lieutenant General, Hero of the Soviet Union Alexei Pavlovich Panfilov bypasses the formation; welcomes the fighters. Tanks in the forest. Soldiers clean their guns, cover them. Among the fighters: Guard Sergeant-Major Matvey Trofimovich Sinelnikov, Guard Senior Sergeant Yakov Zotovich Zvezdin, Guard Sergeant Vasily Ivanovich Lobankov. Lieutenant General A.P. Panfilov awards the commander of the 18th tank brigade, Colonel Kirill Osipovich Urvanov, the Order of the Red Banner, the commander of the 19th tank brigade, Lieutenant Colonel Alexei Grigorievich Kuts, the Order of the Patriotic War of the 1st degree. The soldiers are marching solemnly.