A dramatic saga set during World War II.
France, 1940. Unwilling to witness the fall of his native soil to Germany, artist Louis Duval flees to England, finding lodgings with the beautiful widow Barbara Hillyard. Lieutenant-Commander Alan Powell, charged with sneaking boats across the Channel to gather vital information, recruits Louis, who agrees to return to his occupied homeland and establish a Resistance network there. Barbara's charm soon captures Alan's lonely heart, but will she ever love him, or does she only have eyes for Louis? . . .