Kursk, February 8, 1943 Soviet artillery, infantry enter the liberated Kursk. At 9 o'clock in the morning, Colonel Alexei Mikhailovich Chechulin is hoisting the Red Flag over the city. The return of the population of Kursk to the liberated city. Demining of the city by Soviet sappers. City buildings destroyed by the German invaders, incl. buildings of the State Circus, State Bank, Medical Institute. Soviet soldiers and civilians gather in the streets the weapons abandoned by the Germans during the retreat; among them is a 3-year-old resident of Kursk, Leva Scheblyakov. Residents of Kursk read the newspaper Izvestia, hung on the wall of the building. Residents are carrying the body of a man who has died of hunger on a sled down the street. Kursk, February 12, 1943. Funeral of the commander of the 322nd Rifle Division, Lieutenant Colonel Stepan Nikolayevich Perekalsky, who died in the battles for the liberation of Kursk. The funeral procession passes through the streets of the city to the burial site. Ahead of the procession, women are carrying wreaths; behind the coffin of the commander of the 322nd division, military columns are marching. Funeral meeting at the burial site in the Park of Pioneers. Speeches by the commander of the 60th Army, Major General I.D. Chernyakhovsky, secretary of the Kursk regional committee of the CPSU (b) I.R. Popov. The coffin with the body of S.N. Perekalsky is lowered into the grave. Soldiers are saluting from machine guns. Commander of the 60th Army Ivan Danilovich Chernyakhovsky, Lieutenant General, a member of the Armed Forces of the Army Alexander Ivanovich Zaporozhets, Head of the Political Department of the Army Major General Konstantin Petrovich Isaev and Secretary of the Kursk Regional Committee of the All-Union Communist Party of Bolsheviks I.R. Popov are examining a map on which a network of auto-guided vehicles is indicated roads of the Kursk region.