The poet Alexei Surkov, examines the photographs, recalls (synchronously) about the war, about the heroism of his comrades in arms. Photos of the dead young poets. Excerpts from works about the war and newspaper articles, book titles: I. Ehrenburg, M. Sholokhov, A. Tolstoy, N. Tikhonov, O. Bergolts, V. Vishnevsky, A. Tvardovsky. Tell: M. Aliger about the feat of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, described in the poem "Zoya" (synchronously); K. Simonov (synchronously) about his military destiny. Fragments from the films "Invasion", based on the drama of the same name by Leonov, and "Days and Nights" based on the story by K. Simonov.