Nick Holloway is a young American soldier stationed in Germany in 1960. He has dreams of being a career military man, but when he meets his new sergeant, the vision of his future turns dark. Sergeant Crawford is anything but an honorable man as he attempts to draw Nick into a criminal enterprise of stealing goods from the Army and selling them on the black market. Nick is caught in a trap between betraying his loyalty to his superior, and exposing the truth. And when Nick meets Carol, a student in Munich, the stakes get even higher. Sergeant Crawford now knows Nick?s weak spot, and plans to use it against him if Nick threatens to expose Crawford?s escalating crimes against the Army.