Knut, though a bright young man, lacks direction and ambition. Deciding to attend navigation school completely changes his life. We are now in the midst of World War II, where Knut uses his initiative to complete his assignments successfully. But when he is badly injured, Knut fights a different kind of war - in his head. When World War II ends, can Knut end his own private war within himself to recapture the happiness he once shared with Rosie, or will his demons keep him locked away in his psychosis?