A map shows area around Orel in Russia. German forces retreat from Orel. Military trucks and trains carry material to the front. Military tanks, artillery, antiaircraft guns, buses and planes. German soldiers in a field. Soviet prisoners. A German officer talks to a captured Soviet soldier. The Soviet prisoners stack arms. Large quantities of captured armor and equipment. German Pz.IV Lang tank beside a cottage. Soldiers sit in a group as one plays an accordion. Soldiers bathe, get a haircut and clean themselves. Two soldiers with a dog. Others eat and drink.
Animated map of Eastern front locates Orel, Kursk, Belgorod and Kharkov in Russia. German military vehicles, including Marder III tank destroyers, successfully retreat from Orel. People on street. Troops advance on a field. A soldier observes through binoculars. Germans attack Russian positions on front with dive bombers ("Ju87-Sturzkampfbomber"), rockets ("Nebelwerfer") and Tiger-I tank of s.Pz.Abt.503. Artillery fired. Germans advance through burning Russian village. Damaged Russian T34 and Lend-Lease Stuart tanks on field. Russian prisoners stand in lines.
German infantry advance in the Belgorod-Orel sector, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) during World War II. Animated map of Belgorod-Orel sector . Soviet and German planes air combat overhead. Soviet plane dives onto earth and explodes. German infantry advance. Massed German tanks advance. Explosions and smoke rise. Shows captured, flaming, and demolished Soviet armor. Soviet POW's (Prisoners of War) being marched to the rear. German Field Marshal Walter Model inspects s.Pz.Abt.505 Tiger tank. Anti aircraft gun fires at Soviet planes. German soldiers looks through binoculars. Soldiers on a camouflaged army tank.
A map of Russia. Russian planes attacking in the Orel sector are shot down. Russian tanks and infantry attack. Flaming and demolished Russian tanks. Russian prisoners of war. Stuka planes dive bombing Russian positions.
Siege of Stalingrad, from 1942 through 1943. Germans and Soviets battle for Stalingrad in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) during World War II. German Stuka dive bombers in a line for a take off. A formation of German Stukas JU-87s. Soviet troops march across a field. German Pz.III tanks go across dry land. German heavy artillery lay down a barrage on the city of Stalingrad. Explosions in the city. German troops advance across a scrubby terrain throwing hand grenades. German troops use flame throwers against Soviet troop positions. Shell bursts in the city. Smoke rises. Buildings burn. German troops advance into outskirts of Stalingrad which shows completely demolished buildings. Smoke rises in the city. Winter scenes show Soviet artillery firing at German troop positions. A Soviet officer with his beard covered with frost. Soviet troops counterattack across snow covered fields. Dead Germans lying in a field. Soviet troops advance. Street to street fighting. Machine guns fire.
The Moscow summit between the U.S. and USSR in Moscow, Russia. Pictures depict the tribes and people of America. People pack the pictures in a box for the visit of the Soviet Union people. Some pictures of the Russian art. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev visits the United States. People on the street to receive him. The U.S. Secretary of State George Pratt Shultz and his wife visit Russia. People greet them. Gorbachev and the U.S. president Ronald Reagan at a summit in Washington DC. Americans at the summit. Animation depicts the merging of cultures between the two nations and the exchange of magazines. American rock star Billy Joel and his group perform in the Soviet Union on New Year's eve. Cultural exchange between the two countries includes a piano performance of Horowitz in Moscow and a ballet performance in the United States by the Bolshoi Ballet. An exchange program at school level. Soviet children at an American outdoors ropes and climbing activity during an exchange program. The talks held to discuss vital issues in New York. People sit in an amphitheater with officials at a Chautaqua Talk in 1987. The people of the Soviet Union watch an "Information USA" touring exhibit in the Soviet Union that presents American culture. A young Russian boy speaks about his interest in American culture. People watch a science exhibition. Astronauts of the USA and Soviet Union in a spacecraft. Collaboration of the two nations to protect the ozone layer. Officials of the two nations sign an agreement relating to the nuclear power plants. George Shultz, the U.S. secretary of State, inaugurates a system that communicates nuclear dangers. A woman in the communication room. Food grain supplied to the Soviets. Soviet Union tanks and soldiers in Afghanistan. Soldiers walk on a street. American journalist Nicholas Daniel disembarks a plane after his release. The view of the American Embassy. Mikhail Gorbachev with U.S. President Ronald Reaga