A documentary about World War II. The film uses materials from the film archives of the Soviet Union, the German Democratic Republic, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, England, France. Germany. The coming to power of A. Hitler and the National Socialist Party of Germany 1933-1940: the fire of the Reichstag; stormtroopers burn books; parade of members of the National Socialist Party; A. Hitler's speech; production processes at military factories. The beginning of the Second World War. 1939-1941: units of the armed forces of Germany on the territory of one of the Scandinavian countries, Greece, France, the Soviet Union; A. Hitler and B. Mussolini visiting the ruins of the Brest Fortress. Combat operations of the Armed Forces of the Soviet Union and Germany (infantry, artillery, tanks, aviation, navy) on the fronts of World War II. Combat operations of partisan detachments and formations of the Soviet Union. Defense of cities: Moscow, Stalingrad and others. The siege of Leningrad. Battle of Stalingrad. Battle of the Kursk Bulge. Forcing the Dnieper River. Liberation of cities: Rostov, Kalinin, Orel, Sevastopol. Military leaders, including: G. K. Zhukov, K. K. Rokossovsky, I. S. Konev, V. D. Sokolovsky, L. A. Govorov, N. N. Voronov, K.S. Moskalenko, A. M. Vasilevsky, I. V. Boldin, P. A. Belov, F. S. October. Terrorist actions and punitive measures of the German Armed Forces in relation to the civilian population in the occupied territories, to the soldiers of the belligerent armies: deportation of the population to Germany, export of valuables, cattle theft, executions, executions, ghettos, concentration camps, arson of houses, destruction. Wounded, killed, refugees, prisoners of various nationalities. Cemeteries for Soviet and German soldiers. Military operations of the Armed Forces of Germany against the Armed Forces of the USA, Great Britain in the Pacific Ocean, Hong Kong, North Africa; bombing of London, British warships. The liberation of territories and cities of Western Europe by Soviet troops, including: Poland, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Austria, Hungary. Combat operations of partisan formations of Yugoslavia, Poland, Bulgaria, Greece, fighters of the French Resistance. Landing of the Allied Armies in Normandy (France) June 6, 1944. Fighting on the territory of France of the Armed Forces of Great Britain, USA, France. General C. de Gaulle, Field Marshal B. Montgomery. 1944 Lieutenant Obukhov at the border post on the border of the USSR tells the soldiers about the first battle with the Nazis on June 22, 1941. The Crimean (Yalta) conference of 1945. Present: W. Churchill, F. Roosevelt, J. V. Stalin. Fighting for Berlin. Taking of the Reichstag. The signing of the German surrender on May 8, 1945. Present: GK Zhukov, generals of the allied armies, Field Marshal Keitel. Victory Parade in Moscow on Red Square on June 24, 1945.