The film is dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the birth of the Hero of Socialist Labor, writer KM Simonov. The film uses filming dedicated to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Victory in the Second World War, meetings of war correspondents, views of Moscow, an interview with K. Simonov (synchronously). KM Simonov at work in his office, during a meeting with General Ortenberg, with the hero of one of his books V. Ya. Tkalenko, with military intelligence officer S. M. Motovilin. The film uses footage from the chronicle of the Great Patriotic War: the Battle of Stalingrad, the capture of Konigsberg and others.