Andy and Ben, two enlisted G.I.s, take furlough in Pusan. They rescue a damsel in distress, Soon Lee, from an aggressive man, and Andy lines himself up for a date, unaware that Soon Lee is a Communist spy. Andy is taken captive, and is lucky that Ben, jealous of Andy's romance, had tailed them to try to steal Soon Lee for his own.
Pat and Hank become friends while at O.C.S., and Pat becomes fond of Hank's girl. Pat fails out of O.C.S., and before he leaves, he steals Hank's picture of Joan as a keepsake. Pat is assigned to Korea, where in a terrible battle, he is the sole survivor, and is taken prisoner. In a twist of fate, his friend Hank Jones is being held in the same prison. They make a daring escape attempt, and Hank nearly gets caught, but Pat sacrifices himself to get Hank free, confessing his love for Joan to Hank before he dies.