An epic romance war adventure set against World War II in the years leading up to the Battle of Britain.
Two competitive young friends at Princeton University in 1935, the half-Jewish son of a Polish immigrant and a young Baron scion of an industrial dynasty in the German Rhineland who fly in the Thomson Trophy air races, are both in love with the same girl. Pressured by her parents, she marries the German on the Hindenburg and moves to the Ruhr Valley when he is called home to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. While he becomes an ace pilot with the Luftwaffe in the Spanish Civil War, the American volunteers for the RAF. As they become fighter enemies on opposite sides in the Battle of Britain, she finds herself living the privileged life of the wife of a national war hero in Nazi Germany, drawn into secretly operating a forged document escape spy network under suspicion of the Gestapo, until fate and circumstances will bring them all together again in a deadly choice.