May Day Parade in Moscow, Russia. A huge crowd of civilian marchers lines up in Red Square, near Lenin's mausoleum,prepared to begin marching. People carry posters of Soviet Russian leaders. A large poster shows goals of the current five year plan to be accomplished by 1950. Civilians parade and carry banners. They cheer and wave. Joseph Stalin waves to the civilians. Nikolai Bulganin and Georgy Malenkov stand with Stalin. Views of clock on Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin.
Soviet military forces in massed formations at Red Square, in Moscow, Russia. Joseph Stalin stands on balcony above. Scenes of rebellion in Europe and Asia. A map of Korea. June 25, 1950, war broke out between North and South Korea. Buildings burning. Refugees fleeing. View of United Nations building on East River in New York City, where American ambassador Warren Austin is speaking. View of the Capitol in Washington, DC. President Truman, speaking, committed U.S. forces to action. U.S. Reservists are recalled to active duty to fight in Korea. Some are seen getting off a bus at a military base reception center. Recalled reservists with full field gear, starting their journey overseas, and later seen in Korea. U.S. tanks moving over the road manned by soldiers with World War Two experience. Numerous scenes of heavy artillery firing, mostly at night. U.S. regular Army, National Guard, and Army reserve soldiers engaged in fire fights using tanks, artillery, mortars, and rifles. Soldiers adminster first air and assist wounded comrades. American troops slogging through rain and snow in Korea. Soldiers eating from mess kits, and reading the Stars and Stripes newspaper, during a lull in combat.
North Korean officers arriving, in snow, for armistice talks. Following the truce, American soldiers are seen packed up and heading home from Korea.
One hundred thousand people march down Fifth Avenue during a loyalty parade in New York City, timed close to communist celebrations of May 1 "May Day". Men and women carry banners expressing their loyalty to America, and decrying the Soviet Union and Russia. Some signs include, "Communism Denies Faith to God and our Country" and "Soviets Enslave". A decorated floats with children dressed as Mother Mary and disciples on board it has a sign reading, "Pray for the Conversion of Russia." National League of Masonic Clubs marches carrying a banner. Next is a group of women telephone switchboard operators with signs, "Hello Girls say: 'The Kremlins' the wrong number...Let us break the connection!". They are followed by Boy Scouts carrying American flags as they march.
Various Soviet Air Force aircraft in flight in Russia. A YAK trainer tows a banner with a picture of Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. A row of parked TU-4 bombers. Another row of parked YAK-17 fighters. IL-12 transports parked in a row. IL-12s taxi and take off. TU-4s in flight. YAK-17s in flight. An aerial view of an MIG-15 in flight. A formation of MIG-15s in flight.
Valentin Gubitchev guilty of conspiring with Judith Coplon to commit espionage comes out of a building as photographers take his pictures. After the suspension of his 15 year sentence Gubitchev deported to Russia. He embarks a ship named ' Batory' and it sails away from the port in New York, United States.
Czar Nicholas II out powered in Russia and the Bolsheviks gain power after the October Revolution. Romanav dynasty Emperor Nicholas II with his family including son Alexis and his four daughters and his wife at his palace in Moscow. Czar Nicholas II and his courtiers review troops of Russian Cossack soldiers at his palace for the last time. Czar's Russian soldiers march across frozen and snow-covered battlefields. Wounded Russian soldiers return to their villages from World War 1. Soldiers see the starving Russian citizens and begin to mutiny and the front and stop fighting. View of Alexander Kerensky with a crowd after he comes to power in Russia in February 1917 revolution and soon after the Bolsheviks gain rule of Russia in October Revolution. Parade of people and soldiers with pro Bolshevik signs and banners during the revolution. Russian soldiers of the Red Army parade with Commander Leon Trotsky at Red Square in Moscow. A famine strikes Russia and people struggel during the famine. View of snow covered streets and Russian citizens struggling with famine. Young children and orphans are fed at group tables assembled outside on a snowy plaza. Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin seen at his desk in his office in the Kremlin, talking. View of Lenin's wife, Nadezhda Krupskaya, taking notes.