1943 German commandos, led by Capt. Otto Skorzeny, help Italian dictator Benito Mussolini break out of a hotel in Gran Sasso where he is being held prisoner. Skorzeny and Il Duce escape in a Fieseler Storch observation airplane.
SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny talks to commandos from Fallschirmjäger and Waffen-SS who took part in Operation Eiche, the rescue of Mussolini from captivity in the mountains at Grand Sasso, September
A Polish man wearing an armband and holding a camera leads away a ten-year-old girl named Kazimiera Mika from the body of her older sister, who was killed in a field in Warsaw during a German air raid.