Ukraine, Cherkasy region, August, 1941. Soviet horse-drawn artillery passes along a country road. Horse artillery is crossing a temporary bridge across the Dnieper River, passing along a ruined street in the village of Leplyava. Power lines along the road. Anti-aircraft batteries are placed on an islet overgrown with trees by the river - anti-aircraft gunners guard the crossing of the Soviet troops across the Dnieper. Anti-aircraft gunners are loading guns, firing at German aircraft. German planes are flying over the Dnieper. Sunset over the Dnieper. Sandbank, camouflaged anti-aircraft guns. Night, a spotlight beam illuminates the sky.