Austria, city of Amstetten, May, 1945. The commander of the artillery crew Nikolai Fedorovich Ryazhkin receives a message about the end of the war with Germany. The gunners are dancing; cover the gun; among them is a private [Shipitsyn Fyodor Ivanovich]. Meeting of Soviet and American allies in the area of the city of Amstetten. The commander of the advance detachment of the 29th regiment as part of the 1st battalion, Guards Major Joseph Abramovich Rapoport, without an interpreter, communicates with the soldiers of the 41st Regiment of the 11th Panzer Division of the 3rd American Army. The commander of the 20th Guards Rifle Corps, Hero of the Soviet Union, Lieutenant General Nikolai Ivanovich Biryukov, Guards Major Vladimir Ivanovich Vasiliev are awarded the American Legion of Honor Orders, which are presented by the American General Walker. Prisoners in the streets of the destroyed city.