This is a sad, romantic account of two lovers who spend three innocent weeks together in a bombed-out section of Germany before being driven apart by WW II. Ernest Graeber (John Gavin) is a German soldier on the Russian front who, after fighting for two years, is allowed a furlough. Upon
his return home, however, he learns that his town has been reduced to rubble by steady bombing. His search for news of his parents' whereabouts leads him to the home of the family physician, Dr. Kruse, an opponent of the Nazis who has been hauled off by the Gestapo. There he meets Kruse's
daughter, Elizabeth (Lilo Pulver), a sweet but cynical young woman with pessimistic views of t...