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.
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.
The Moscow summit between the U.S. and USSR in Moscow, Russia. Wyeth family artwork being packed in boxes for a visit to the Soviet Union. Various paintings being packed up. In exchange, some Russian paintings and artwork seen that will be displayed in America. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev visits the United States during Glasnost efforts. People on the streets in what appears to be New York or possibly Washington DC are surprised when he exits his motorcade to shake hands directly with American citizens gathered on the sidewalks.The U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz and his wife visiting Soviet Georgia and being greeted by Soviet citizens. Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan side by side at a summit in Washington DC. They stand together on the White House lawn as a band plays. Animation depicts the sharing of cultures between the two nations and the exchange of magazines. View of American rock star Billy Joel and his band performing at a concert in the Soviet Union on New Year's eve. A Moiseyev Dance Company folk troupe from Russia performing a dance in the United States. Cultural exchange between the two countries includes views of a piano performance by Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow and a ballet performance in the United States by the Bolshoi Ballet. Several Russian school children pose for pictures on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Soviet teenage children enjoy a elevated ropes course in an outdoor program. People sit in an amphitheater with officials at a Chautaqua Talk in 1987. A group of Soviet citizens view a touring "Information USA" exhibit in the Soviet Union that presents American culture. They view the program on an array of television monitors. A young Russian boy speaks in Russian about his interest in learning about American culture. People watch a science exhibition. Astronauts of the USA and Soviet Union in a spacecraft. The astronauts open a connecting hatch and shake hands. Narrator describes collaboration of the two nations to monitor and study the depleting ozone layer of the earth and how to protect it. A man is shown sunbathing. Officials of the America and the Soviet Union sign an agreement relating to sharing information about safety of nuclear power plants. Soviet representatives and George Shultz, the U.S. secretary of State, inaugurate a new communication system that communicates nuclear dangers between the two countries. A woman in the communication room. Food grain pouring from a harvester, part of what is supplied to the Soviets. Soviet Union tanks and soldiers in Afghanistan. Soviet soldiers walking on a street in Afghanistan in front of a shop. Arrested American journalist Nicholas Daniloff disembarks an aircraft after his release. View of the exterior of the American Embassy in Russia. U.S. marine Sgt. Clayton J. Lonetree being escorted under guard after having been accused of collaborating in a Soviet spy mission at the U.S. embassy in Moscow. Scene inside a Voice of America radio broadcast studio. Sign indicates it is broadcasting in Russian. Close up of meter moving on a radio instrument during the broadcast. Dancers from the Dance Theatre of Harlem performing before their visit to the Soviet Union. A group of Soviet citizens including men, women and children walking outdoors. Mikhail Gorbachev with U.S. President Ronald Reagan at a ceremony on the White House grounds on December 8, 1987.
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.