Weimar city. Germany. August 5, 1945. Colonel General Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov and a Soviet soldier lay wreaths on the graves of Goethe and Schiller. The solemn event is attended by: units of the Soviet occupation troops, local residents, Soviet writer Nikolai Evgenievich Virta. Monument to Goethe and Schiller near the building of the city theater.