George Tweed is an American Sailor from Minneapolis stationed on Pre-war Guam at a radio relay station. As the Japanese invade, he and his mates attempt to evade. They are befriended by some of the islanders and assist them in traveling to a secure location. The others are captured and executed. A romantic relationship develops between Tweed and the daughter of his benefactor. He remains in hiding there until the US Navy returns. As an American destroyer approaches he contacts them to warn them of shore artillery and is taken aboard ship.