Newsreel of the Great Patriotic War. Meetings of Soviet soldiers returning from the front. Mikhail Gorbachev's speech at a solemn meeting dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet people over Nazi Germany. Meeting of veterans of the Great Patriotic War on the Day of the 40th anniversary of Victory. Veteran of the Great Patriotic War P.A.Choban from the Ukrainian village of Rososhany, who dug 68 wells in memory of fellow villagers and fellow soldiers who died in the war. Full Cavalier of the Orders of Glory, Hero of Socialist Labor, toolmaker Pavel Andreyevich Litvinenko at work in the shop of one of the Tula factories. War veterans lay wreaths, flowers at monuments, at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. US President R. Reagan at the SS cemetery in Bitsburg. Meeting of American and Soviet soldiers on the Elbe (1945). An interview about the war and post-war years, about the difficulties experienced by the former front-line nurse O. O. Chirva, Hero of Socialist Labor D. Garmash, collective farmer E. D. Efimova, former machine gunner V. P. Maiborsky (synchronously). Parade of veterans of the Great Patriotic War on Red Square on May 9, 1945.