Fate of two friends - Alexey Trofimov and Ivan Varavva - traced for many years. In the 20s they served together on the frontier, they fought with the robber bands. There they are, while still very young, remembered for a lifetime mandate to his commander: "There is such a profession - to defend the homeland". After Spain, the Great Patriotic War, and peaceful days. Old friends meet again, have become generals. Read more on Wikipedia.