The warweary American captain faces a German nation in ruins and a daunting assignment on the border between Germany and France. He befriends a French Underground fighter and together they stumble upon a stolen Nazi treasure and uncover a conspiracy at the highest levels on both sides of the conflict. It also brings mortal danger to themselves. The lovely diplomat has lived through her own personal battle during the war years. She now guardedly lets down some inner barriers to reach out to the bands of German children left impoverished by the war. And then the two friends discover their common interest in her.