The war approaches its end as the soldiers, sailors, and airmen on each side steel themselves for the final efforts.
In Russia, the conspirators plot the overthrow of a regime that has all but crippled their nation, but the plans and the treachery never quite come to fruition.
In the Allied nations, particularly America, the pressures to end the war and use the bomb mount.
Around the peace table in Sweden, the pursuit of a negotiated armistice appears to continue unchecked, despite both alliances standing ready and prepared to wreak unspeakable acts of violence upon the other.
In the cold waters of the North Atlantic, on the tiny island of Cyprus, and airbases in Iran and Russia, men whose actions will change the world prepare to do their duty to the land of their fathers.