The film was shot with the participation of Zap. Berlin, USA, Japan, Austria 1-5h. The international situation in Europe by the beginning of World War II. Politics of England, USA, France, USSR and other countries in the 30s. (the war in Spain, the Anschluss of Austria, the signing of the Munich Treaty, the German invasion of the Sudetenland, Prague, the destruction of millions of dispossessed peasants in the Gulag camps, German communists who fled to the USSR and their transfer into the hands of the Gestapo, Stalin's personality cult). Interviews with prominent political and cultural figures, with participants and witnesses of these events. 18th Congress of the CPSU (b). German troops in Prague, the capture of Memel, Hitler's speech in the Reichstag. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hitler and the 60th anniversary of Stalin is a cult of personality for both. Interviews of witnesses and participants of those events, prominent people.