"The film is based on true story of a six-year-old boy who became a Soviet war hero during World War II. The film shows the struggle of war and the horrific scenes the boy witnessed during the war. Sergei (Seryozha) Aleshkov loses his family, and the last remaining member of his family (his aunt) is captured by the Germans. Sergei is then rescued by an army regiment (142nd Guards Rifle Regiment of the 47th Guards Rifle Division). He is adopted by the unit commander, Commander Kutzenov, and becomes the youngest member of a regiment in WWII. In addition to being beloved by the soldiers of the unit, he distinguishes himself with numerous heroic acts, for which he earns the Medal "For Battle Merit" on April 26, 1943." Give it a go below.
Definitely worth a once over,