In one of Crawford's most demanding roles he plays a doctor and member of the resistance in a town occupied by Nazis. The underground movement plans an attack against the Germans, but is called off at the last minute without Crawford's knowledge. He goes through with his part anyway,
tossing a bomb which kills 30 German soldiers. The enraged German officer, Plesa, demands to know the identity of the man responsible for the bombings; otherwise he threatens to kill 900 hostages held in the town square. Crawford is thus put in the trying position of whether or not to confess. If
he does he will be subject to torture that may jeopordize the entire movement, and the hos...