During the Korean war, soldiers Douglas, Walker, and Adams escape into the ocean during an attack by North Korean troops. They are picked up by a supply ship, which also picks up Magalona, a North Korean pilot whose plane was shot down. Douglas uses the ship's radio to contact a South Korean
major who orders him to kill Magalona. When he relays the message to Walker and Adams he finds that Adams has no problem with the orders but Walker finds the idea appalling. Douglas and Walker argue the point, but before the orders can be carried out, the Korean War ends, making it unnecessary to
execute Magalona. However, he speaks no English and believes the American soldiers...