Reconstruction of Stalingrad, Soviet Union after World War II attack. Ruins of Stalingrad. Exteriors of a building. Woman works at home. Female telephone operators at work. Soviet girls arrive at university to attend classes. Soviet children attend classes. Soviet children attend classes. Newspapers being printed at a press. A sword is made by workers. Soviet Marshal Semen Mikhailovich Budennyi presents the same sword to city officials. U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union William Averell Harriman presents a memento to Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin and Foreign Minister of Soviet Union Vyacheslav Molotov.
Animated map shows thrust of German forces during invasion of Soviet Russia in World War 2. Stalingrad is highlighted as a turning point. Another animated map shows Soviet territorial gains at the end of the war, as narrator discusses the disposition of those places and their respective populations, as in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia. He also discusses Soviet zones of occupation. Animated map shows "Iron Curtain." Soviet troops on parade. Soviet ZSU-57-2 self-propelled anti-aircraft guns (SPAAG) on display during a parade in 1945. A stadium filled with people in Soviet-occupied East Germany, in 1949. Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck, the first President of the German Democratic Republic, is seen in the stands. Young East German women parade in traditional costumes, clapping their hands, in the stadium. Waterfront scenes show Soviet trade activities with post-war occupied entities. Scenes of conflict as Chinese communist forces expel Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist Chinese forces from the mainland to Formosa, in 1949. A litter-borne casualty and a refugee mother and small girl are seen.
A documentary about Battle of Stalingrad between Germany and Soviet Union during World War II. Italian Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini and German Chancellor Adolf Hitler ride in an open car along a street in Munich, Germany. Crowd cheer for the two leaders as their car passes by. Panoramic view of Stalingrad from Volga River during the Battle of Stalingrad in World War II. German troops being driven back from Stalingrad to Germany. Graveyard of German Marder III Panzerjaegers (tank destroyers) and artillery.
Film based on reconstruction of Stalingrad, Soviet Union after World War II attack. Soviet bi-plane in flight over Stalingrad. Aerial views of city. Co-pilot of biplane uses a camera. Damaged buildings of city. Damage caused to Stalingrad showing destroyed buildings and monuments. Destroyed pillboxes. Wrecked equipment at Volga River banks.
May Day parade in Stalingrad, Soviet Union. People march along a street. Damaged buildings of Stalingrad. Women carry a big banner of Soviet Communist Politician Vladimir Lenin. Large group of Soviet women march along a street. Soviet aircraft in flight. Large crowd during May Day parade.
Film based on reconstruction of Stalingrad, Soviet Union after World War II attack. Soviet workers at a railroad station. Men wave to a leaving train. Workers work in a factory. Packets on conveyor belt. Soviet women at work. Factory workers and machine shop workers unite at the railroad station to built Stalingrad. Soviet troops at railroad station. Soviet women take care of their children. Men fix a glass on a window.