A Latvian School for Arts and Crafts in Riga, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic. Students receive training in Latvian folk art at the Riga School for craftsmen. Students make sculptures and various other things.
Hero of Socialist Labor award given to Uzbek collective farm workers by Soviet officials. The collective farm workers receiving the Hero of Socialist Labor award from the officials. An award also given to a combine driver at a machine factory. A woman operates a harvester in a farm.
Germans forces fight fiercely to hold the line against Soviet forces near Riga, Latvia in World War Two. A map of Baltic States. German infantry advance behind Panther tanks past abandoned equipment. A German Panther commander wearing headphones. Guns and artillery being fired. An enemy plane being destroyed by antiaircraft fire. A Soviet T34-85 tank destroyed by pointblank fire from a German tank. German Pz.III Beobachten, Panther and Tiger tanks advance. Ppanzerfaust, recoilless anti tank weapons and mobile machine guns in action. German Pz.IV tank fires. Soviet positions on Latvian coast being bombarded by German naval forces. Smoke rises due to explosion. A soldier on a tank looks through binoculars. German infantrymen ride on advancing Geman StuG III mobile assault guns. German armored cars fire on a village. A village in flames. Soviet tanks in flames. A soldier smokes a cigarette. Panther tank driver.
Achievements of Lithuania since the Soviet liberation in 1939. Soviet engineers examine blue-prints of building. Soviet officials confer. Interiors of a factory shows work operating various machines. Gauges on a machine. Stakhanovites work in factory and operate various machines. Young stakhanovites work on machines.
Achievements of Lithuania since the Soviet liberation in 1939. Exteriors of various buildings and a church. A family at home. Woman opens windows of house from outside. Soviet-sponsored reconstruction of building show workers at work. Past events show a man with a gun in wooded area. German supply train is bombarded.
Achievements of Lithuania since the Soviet liberation in 1939 and during World War II. Stakhanovites work in factory and operate various machines. Stakhanovites work to industrialize Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic under first 5-year plan. Young stakhanovites work on machines. Exteriors of a building. Interiors of a textile plant shows women worker operating weaving machines.