Sequence on Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina with staff, Orthodox priests, Tsar and wife riding carriage in field prior to inspection of soldiers, of royal couple coming out of car, being greeted by officers and clergy. HAS of crowd of people in snow in Arcangel, clergy blessing frozen water of Derna according to ancient custom. Sequence on Japanese soldiers celebrating Russo-Japanese war with sham battle on Yoyogi field. General Tanaka, Commander in chief (right) explains action to Prince Yamashima (centre) and Prince Chichibu [title]. Shots of charges, artillery firing.