Kuban, February 3-5, 1943. The last day in the partisan detachment of the Neftegorsk partisans, after the news of the expulsion of the Germans from the fields. The commander of the scouts Kolesnikov is shaving. The soldiers of the detachment wipe themselves with snow, eat by the fire, go on a hike. The commander of the detachment, Vasily Ivanovich Khomyakov, speaks to the partisans. Partisans salute with rifles. Young partisan - Fedya Lyutov carves his name and surname on a tree trunk. The partisans take the elder Kuznetsov out of the dugout, escort him. Residents of the village of Neftyanaya meet their fellow countrymen. Former partisans take part in restoration work at the field under the leadership of engineers Christopher Kiriakovich Pandov Konstantin Petrovich Levchenko: they repair equipment, clear snow.