2nd Belorussian Front, Germany, May 1945. NDP in the city of Stralsund. Meeting in the town hall of Greifswald. The burgomaster of the city, communist G. Pfeifer presides over the meeting; accepts a visitor in his office. Citizens in a long line for newspapers and at the bakery; clearing tram tracks. A kind of poor courtyards, in one of which children play.