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.
Living conditions in China under the Communist regime of Mao Tse-tung photographed by Indians visiting the country. The film highlights China's problems of industry, agriculture, and excess population. Advertisements and posters for the Mao Tse-tung led economic and social plan titled the 'Great Leap Forward' in 1958. Objectives of the plan. Agriculture, industry and education in China, including brief shot of men, women, and children in classroom, possibly for re-education. Men and women work in factories and plants. A Russian sign reads 'Made in the Soviet Union'. Workers inside a huge automatic automotive plant set up and supplies by the Soviet Union (SU). A steel and iron company rebuilt and enlarged with the aid of Soviet Union. A seamless steel tube mill supplied and erected by the SU. A plant designed, equipped and built by SU technicians. A bridge over a river. Women work in a high voltage testing laboratory equipped by the East German government. A fully automatic petroleum refinery built by the Japanese. A heavy gilding machine plant started by the Japanese in 1937. Various factories, plants and industries in China. Rural farm land and irrigation. People work in backyard furnaces, factories, presses, rolling mills and automotive factories. Deserted city streets with few cars. Workers inside an automotive plant. Communist Party of China Chairman Mao Tse-tung signs a pact with the Premier of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev. Newspaper headlines regarding the disagreements leading to rifts in the China-Soviet relations in 1960. The Soviet Union withdraws technicians and support from China resulting in closure of industries. Statistics highlight China's dropping industrial production in steel, coal, electricity and petroleum compared to that of USA, USSR and UK.
United States Air Force Soviet Awareness Program depicts Soviet military equipment and its use in terms of purpose and jurisdiction. The SS-9 Scrap or R-36 intercontinental ballistic missile mounted on an Army truck. Soldiers around the missile mounted truck. Soldiers work on the missile. The missile is lowered. Soldiers and technicians at the missile controls. A Soviet Army Colonel supervises development of the missile. The intercontinental ballistic missile is fired. Missiles stand guard at various Soviet locations. Military vehicles on the move. Desert land and wooded area in the Soviet Union. An officer gives orders to fire weapons. Weapons fired, fire and explosions. Missiles launched.
A map shows the Eastern Front. Junkers Ju 87 or Stukas dive bomb a copper refinery near Stalingrad. The dive bombers drop bombs. Smoke from the explosions. Soviet soldiers return fire from positions among the ruins. Artillery, mortar, and machine gun fire force the Soviets to abandon shattered positions. Soldiers eating and drinking. among the destroyed buildings.
United States Air Force Soviet Awareness Program depicts Soviet military equipment and its use in terms of purpose and jurisdiction. Four Soviet Kamov Ka-25 or Hormone naval helicopters take off from the deck of a cruiser underway at sea. The helicopters search down and locate an enemy submarine and order anti submarine mortar fire. Anti submarine guns fired, the submarine is hit. Fire due to the explosion. Soviet Air Force supersonic bombers and reconnaissance aircraft Tupolev Tu-22 or Blinders conduct an aerial attack. The crew aboard a ship monitors the operation. An SS-N-6 Serb or R-27 Zyb ballistic missile launched from a Yankee class submarine. The Captain and sailors aboard the Soviet ship. Soviet Army troops near tanks in the Soviet Union. Snow covered tanks advance through the snow. Soviet soldiers undergo rigorous physical training.
United States Air Force Soviet Awareness Program depicts Soviet military equipment and its use in terms of purpose and jurisdiction. Victorious Soviet troops rest after combat. Soldiers seated on and around tanks. Mountainous and wooded regions in the Soviet Union. Modern, developing, industrialized areas and cities. Women work in factories. Roads under construction. Farms in the Soviet countryside. The Soviet War Memorial or the Soviet Cenotaph in Berlin's Treptower Park. Soldiers pay tribute as the military band plays. Soldiers salute. A Soviet soldier stands guard in the snow. Soldiers work on machines in plants. Soldiers on duty at various places. A pilot in an aircraft cockpit.