A young man of promise is cut down in his prime. He enters the Army before WW II begins and dies in a POW camp in Japan. His father applies for the War Risk Life Insurance benefits and is told he doesn't qualify. In honor of his dead son, he pursues the insurance claim and prevails after ten years of red tape and the involvement of senators, congressmen and even President Truman. This true story will give you an understanding of what average citizens went through before, during and after WW II.