And together we will fight (1984)

Documentary №39931, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:53
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Persidsky



The film tells the story of the Cuban internationalist and the Soviet army officer Enrique Villara who died in the battles of Poland in 1945.

Reel №1

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Chronicle of 1945:

Fighting in Poland, the Polish city is burning.

Soldiers are fighting for the liberation of the Baltic coast of Poland.

The tank is driving down the street.

Large - war veteran Mikhail Zuev.

Veteran's awards.

The Baltic Sea.

A group of veterans.

Panorama of the Polish city.

Veterans pay homage to the graves of fallen soldiers.

Polish honor guard.

Eternal flame on the memorial.

Palm trees on the island of Cuba.

Landscapes of the island of Cuba.

Interview with Fabio Grobe, one of the founders of the Communist Party of Cuba.

A series of photos from the Machado dictatorship.

Articles from newspapers of those times.

Photos of Havana.

During the dictatorship, Cesar Vilara was arrested and thrown into prison.

Cesar Vilar's family tells.

Photos of Cuba in the 1930s.

Chronicle of 1933:


The Bolshoi Theater.

Meeting of children of communists from different countries in the Soviet Union.

Seven-year-old Enrique Vilar upon arrival in Moscow.

International children's home in Ivanovo.

Children are given toys.

Residents of Ivanovo sew clothes for children from a boarding school.

Memorial plaque on the boarding school building.

The pupils of the boarding school gathered for a meeting.

Modern pupils of an international boarding school.

Photos of Enrique with his boarding school friends.

Friends' memories of Enrique.

Revolutionary monuments of the city of Ivanovo.

Natural landscapes around Ivanovo.

Photo of Enrique.

Letters from Enrique Vilar home.

Key words

MOPRA boarding school.
children of communists.

Calendar: 1932 1933 1945

Locations: Cuba [57]

Reel №2

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Photo of Enrique Vilar at the age of 16.

Chronicle of 1941:

Bombing of cities.

Fascist troops.

The poster "Motherland calls".

Soviet troops are leaving for the front.

Volunteers sign up for the front.

Echelons with troops go to the front.

A fellow student tells about Enrique during the war.

Chronicle of 1941-1945:

Training soldiers to shoot a rifle.

Awarding of cadets.

Soldiers and officers are marching.

Cadets are given graduation documents.

Tanks are driving along the road.

His commander remembers Enrique Vilar.

Chronicle of 1945:

Fighting in Poland.

The guns are hitting with direct fire.

Urban battles.

Military newspaper for January 1945.

Veterans visit the battlefields.

The commander of the battalion in which Enrique Vilar served recalls his last battle.

Chronicle of 1945:

The battle in Furstenau.

The machine gunner shoots.

The soldiers are advancing, cows are running in front of them.

The cameraman is filming the fight.

Landscape in Cuba.

Views of Havana.

Enrique Vilar's mother reads his letters and looks at photographs.

Polish soldiers lay flowers at the monument to the fallen soldiers.

Veterans lay flowers at the monument to Soviet soldiers.

Eternal flame at the Kremlin Wall.

Key words


Calendar: 1941-1945

Locations: Poland [177] Cuba [57] USSR [863]

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