The hawkish military circles of Europe are trying to wangle from the US the permission to use the nuclear weapons against their own military base, blame the Soviet Union and provoke the Third World War. Lekhovski discovers the bomb on board of the plane and figures out what’s going on. He demands that the plane turn around and drop the bomb in the sea. After the desperate fight Funke, a Nazi, still manages to drop the bomb. Lekhovski bails out of the plane and uncovers the provocation. Unable to make the counter strike, General Roizler commits suicide.