Newsreel. Civil war in Russia in 1918 - 1922. Speech to the workers of VI Lenin, calling for the defense of the revolution. Recording workers in a volunteer squad; fighters from an armored train are fighting German troops advancing on the city of Petrograd. V. I. Lenin's decree on the creation of the Red Army. Veterans of the battles near Narva and Pskov. The city of Kiev occupied by German troops. British and American troops in Arkhangelsk. French ship in the port of Odessa. Japanese troops in Vladivostok. Generals of the White Army: L. G. Kornilov, A. V. Kolchak, N. N. Yudenich, A. I. Denikin, P. N. Wrangel. White Guards in a busy city. Heroes of the Civil War, military leaders of the Red Army: M. V. Frunze, K. E. Voroshilov, S. M. Budyonny, V. I. Chapaev, G. I. Kotovsky, N. A. Shchors, S. K. Timoshenko, S. S. Kamenev; Lenin's comrades-in-arms: I. V. Stalin, F. E. Dzerzhinsky, S. M. Kirov, G. K. Ordzhonikidze, V. V. Kuibyshev, S. I. Gusev. Soldiers of the Chapaevsk division. The cavalry of the First Cavalry Army gallops. Vessels of the Volga military flotilla. Red Army units enter the cities: Kazan (autumn 1918), Rostov (January 1920), Kerch (October 1920). S. M. Kirov, G. K. Ordzhonikidze in the liberated city of Baku (1920). Military parade on Red Square. MV Frunze travels around the troops. Newsreel. Japanese troops in Manchuria; the war in Abyssinia; the Spaniards are fleeing the bombing. They say: B. Mussolini, A. Hitler. Tank crew of four brothers Mikheevs who served in the Red Army in the Far East. The troops of the First Far Eastern Army under the command of V.K.Blyukher are fighting against Japanese troops in the area of Lake Khasan and the Khalkhin-Gol River. Newsreel of the 2nd World War. German troops in the occupied cities of Western Europe: Vienna, Prague, Paris. Newsreel of the Great Patriotic War. People in the city square listen to the radio message about the beginning of the war. The city of Leningrad. The workers of the Kirov plant join the militia. Soldiers of the Soviet Army, Black Sea sailors are conducting defensive battles for the city of Odessa, Sevastopol. The city of Leningrad during the blockade. Residents of the city take water from the hole. On the ice of Lake Ladoga ("The Road of Life") trucks are passing by. Military parade on Red Square on November 7, 1941. JV Stalin is speaking (synchronously). The counteroffensive of Soviet troops near Moscow on December 6, 1941: Soviet planes in the air, cavalry of L. M. Dovator gallops, tanks pass, Soviet soldiers are skiing. Battle of Stalingrad (November 1942). Fights on the streets of the city. Shooting Katyushas, tanks are coming, fighters are running after them. Captured German generals. Fighting partisans: blowing up bridges, trains. French pilots of the Normandie-Niemen air regiment at the airfield, in the air, in the plane. Soldiers of the Czechoslovak corps, formed on the banks of the Volga River. Battle of Kursk (August 1943): tanks attack; aircraft in the air; guns, rocket launchers "Katyusha" are firing. The city of Kiev. The people meet the Soviet soldiers (November 6, 1943). NS Khrushchev meets with residents of the city. The entry of Soviet troops in the city of Warsaw, Bucharest, Sofia, Budapest, Prague. V. Keitel signs the German Surrender Act. Victory Parade on Red Square on June 24, 1945. At the foot of the Lenin Mausoleum, the parade participants throw fascist banners. War of the USSR with Japan. Landing; captured Japanese soldiers. The signing of the Japan Surrender Act. Return of Soviet soldiers from the front. Workers are working to restore destroyed factories and mines. Soviet border guards are on watch at the borders of the USSR. Classes of cadets of military academies. Speech by NS Khrushchev to graduates of military academies (synchronously). Party meetings in one of the military units. Ball in the St. George Hall of the Kremlin to mark the 40th anniversary of the Military School named after the Supreme Soviet of the USSR. The cadets of the school are talking with K. E. Voroshilov, dancing with the girls. Combat exercises of ground forces in cooperation with aviation and the navy. Soldiers overcome obstacles; tanks pass; in the air - jet aircraft, rocket launch, amphibious vehicle is submerged in water. The passage of troops and military equipment on Red Square during national celebrations and public holidays.