A tense situation develops after a flight of aircraft get caught in fog and don't appear to be able to make it back to their carriers. A series of extremely improbable events occur that may give the pilots the chance they need.
A navy pilot has a bad habit of getting into trouble through his exuberant attitude to flying. Finally after many months and many transfers and encounter justifies his recklessness and redefines the rest of his life.
During the first days of the D day invasion, a group of American officers realize there may be valuable intelligence gained from a captured German bunker. They need a German POW to lead them to the information, but are unsure how far they can really trust the man.