Kurt Wallerein, international terrorist, feared, hated and hunted by every intelligence service and law enforcement agency in the West, forms a partnership with an embattled Fidel Castro. Their goal is to destabilize the democratic governments in South America—and the United States. Lieutenant Colonel Tom Callahan, USAF and his compadres risk their lives and reputations to stop him.
When Major Daniel Leighton's F-4 was shot down over North Vietnam he tried to reach the ocean and some hope of rescue but he was captured and taken the Hoa Lo Prison, the infamous Hanoi Hilton.
Though pressured to cooperate with his captors Daniel eventually found a way to redeem his honor.