Drama set in World War Two about the trauma elicited from war casualties. Pilot David (Don Borisenko), is left distressed after hearing that one of his comrades was castrated due to a serious injury. Anxious that he might endure such an injury, David becomes consumed with the need to lose his virginity and leaves the forces without permisson. After three failed attempts at being with different women, he is caught and taken back to the army base where a chaplain helps him to recover. David is then able to return to one of the women, Jean (Susan Hampshire), and the two embark on a romance.