The film is dedicated to the battle of Moscow in 1941-1942 using Soviet and German newsreels. The film includes newsreel footage showing: a military parade on Red Square in May 1941, a meeting in Moscow of V.M. Molotov with the German Ambassador to the USSR Schulenburg, an attack of German troops on the territory of the USSR, the mobilization of Soviet soldiers to the front, the flight of A. Hitler on an airplane to the occupied territory of Belarus, a meeting of A. Hitler, the capture of Smolensk by German troops, views of Moscow in 1941, Muscovites in bomb shelters of the city, air defense of the city, air defense of Moscow with the help of fighter aircraft, defense of Moscow by units of the Red Army, construction of defensive structures for approaches to Moscow, interviews of marshals G.K. Zhukov, I.S.Konev (sinhr.), interviews of the former commander of the 19th Army, General M. Lukin, offensive military operations of German troops in the direction of Moscow, volunteer enrollment in the Moscow militia , a military parade on November 7, 1941 on Red Square, the production of shells and other ammunition at the enterprises of Moscow, the funeral of Soviet Soviet soldiers who died in the battles for Moscow, an interview with Marshal K.K.Rokossovsky (sync. ), providing assistance to wounded soldiers at the front, the everyday life of German soldiers at the front in the winter, delivery of military equipment for the start of the Soviet counteroffensive near Moscow. The offensive of the Soviet troops near Moscow: the actions of the infantry, tanks, cavalry, aviation, artillery. Captured German soldiers and officers are on the streets of Moscow. Meeting of veterans of the Panfilov division in Tallinn. General view of the monuments of the Great Patriotic War near Moscow.