Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by Col. Jake Caffey and a National Guard reckon unit. A stalemate ensues while the possibility of World War III hangs in the balance. The danger escalates as the Russian leaders and the American President play a cat-and-mouse game. Written by
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Director Boris Sagal
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Col. Alexander Vorashin
I would like to think there is still some meaning to all this.
Maj. Nicolai Saamaretz
A soldier doesn't ask for meaning, Comrade. He asks for information and further instructions. That is what we will get.