The offensive of the units of Colonel-General I. S. Konev on one of the fronts: I. S. Konev at the command post, artillery shelling, air force officers are developing a bombing plan, bombers in the air. Trophy weapons. MI Kalinin presents the Order of Lenin and the Gold Star medal to the Hero of the Soviet Union, pilot V. Talalikhin. Scene No. 3 "THE BEGINNING OF A NEW SCHOOL YEAR IN MOSCOW" (September 1, 1941, pr. No. 24777) MSU students pass through the courtyard of the university for classes. A group of girls talking in the courtyard of the university. First-year students enter the building, climb the central staircase. Professor Mikhail Abramovich Moskalev is giving a lecture on the basics of Marxism-Leninism, students in the audience are writing notes. American photojournalist M. White in Moscow: photographs the streets of the city, speaks (synchronously).