Military parade and demonstration of workers on Red Square on November 7, 1972. Newsreel: moments of the parade in 1941 in Moscow; the Victory parade on Red Square in 1945, Marshal G.K. Zhukov is touring the troops, Marshal L.A. Govorov leads the combined regiment of the Leningrad Front. The son of L.A. Govorov, Colonel General V.L. Govorov commands the parade on November 7, 1972. USSR Defense Minister A. A. Grechko takes the parade; speaks (synchronously) to those gathered from the rostrum of the Mausoleum. Troops, cadets of military schools, military equipment are moving along Red Square; there are columns of athletes, demonstrators with posters, portraits of party and government leaders. Among those present in the column of the Karachayevsky plant - Hero of Socialist Labor D.A. Nikitin.