Newsreel. October days of 1917. Cars with soldiers are passing along the street. Newspaper with the text of the decree on the creation of the Red Army in 1918. Demonstration. Enrollment in the ranks of the Red Army. The militias are passing by. The painting "The Battle of Pskov". V. I. Lenin in the car, speaks to the soldiers, is present at the parade. The commanders of the Red Army: M. V. Frunze, S. M. Kirov, G. K. Ordzhonikidze, K. E. Voroshilov, S. M. Budyonny, M. N. Tukhachevsky, V. I. Chapaev. 20s - sailors load shells, a train with soldiers, demonstrations in Kiev, Odessa, Petrograd, Moscow. Parade on Red Square in the 60s. On the podium of the Mausoleum NS Khrushchev, R. Ya. Malinovsky. Young soldiers take the oath (synchronously). Rockets and torpedo boats are passing through Red Square. Airplanes are flying by. The city of Volgograd. In the days of celebrating the 20th anniversary of the victory on the Volga, marshals of the USSR V.I. Chuikov, A.I. Eremenko, S.I. Rudenko are walking along the street. Meeting of Colonel General A.I. Rodimtsev with fellow soldiers. Volgograd residents welcome guests with bread and salt. Hero of the Soviet Union, sniper V. Zaitsev meets with workers. Hero of the Soviet Union Ya. F. Pavlov meets with schoolchildren. Participants in the battle at the Krasny Oktyabr plant. Marshal A. I. Eremenko is speaking. Newsreel of the war years: a burning city, fighting in the streets, volleys of guns, explosions, the fascist flag is burning, a rally in the liberated city, a speech by Nikita Khrushchev. The ceremonial meeting in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses, dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the Soviet Army and the Navy. Report by R. Ya. Malinovsky. A festive evening of youth. Fireworks.