This is an affectionate look at West Point which focuses on Martin Maher (Power), an Irish immigrant who found a home in the Army. The story begins as Power, an old man, is about to be retired from the service. He protests personally to a former West Point cadet, President Dwight D.
Eisenhower (Steele), who was nurtured at the Point by Power back when Eisenhower was a lowly cadet. Power recounts the story of his life in flashback, beginning with emigration from Ireland in 1903. He gets a job as a waiter at West Point. Broken dishes abound, the charges for which soon exceed
his wages. Power enlists in the Army and is assigned duties at the Academy, but he is constan...