The city of Volgograd. The eternal flame on the Square of the Fallen Fighters. Honor guard at the monument. Hero of the Battle of Stalingrad, pilot Efremov sets fire to a torch from the Eternal Flame, transfers it to an armored vehicle. An armored vehicle drives through the streets of the city. A rally to mark the opening of a monument-ensemble to the heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad on the Mamayev Kurgan. On the podium are the leaders of the party, the state, the creators of the monument. Speakers: A. Grechko, A. Eremenko, V. Chuikov, L. Brezhnev. Hall of Military Glory. Leonid Brezhnev lights the eternal flame in the hall. Sculptures of the monument. Laying wreaths. Chronicle: fighting on the streets of Stalingrad; destruction; return of refugees (1942-1944).