During the Battle of Okinawa in World War II, a doctor on a hospital ship risks his life and the lives of others in order to remove an unexploded cannon shell from the body of a wounded Marine.
In 1933, an off-duty police officer recognizes five wanted criminals and tries to apprehend them by himself.
A Miami businessman sues the Cuban government over a debt and collect by seizing Cuban bank accounts and goods in the United States.
A United States Army captain is assigned to lead a team of commandos into Norway to destroy a German heavy-water plant which could be used to develop an atomic bomb.
A German heavy water plant has been sabotaged but the leader of the commando team responsible has been captured and the Germans are planning to construct another site.
After World War II ends, two clerks create a fictitious private as a practical joke on their lieutenant.
A man's routine lifestyle changes when he gets mistaken for a secret agent.
A man smuggles his fiancee out of East Germany by carrying her through a border checking station inside a suitcase.
During the Civil War, a Union sniper plans to use a newly invented rifle with a telescopic site to kill a Confederate general.
A card shark is hired to check a luxury cruise ship for card cheats after a former passenger kills himself because of heavy gambling losses incurred on a previous cruise.
The British Bomb Disposal Unite tries to dismantle a series of unexploded bombs dropped by the Germans during World War II.
Dramatization about how Colonel Rudolf Abel's Soviet spy ring was broken up when one of his underlings mistakenly gave a dummy nickel containing microfilm to a newspaper vendor.
In 1909, a Boston jeweler and his son are able to locate a priceless stolen emerald pendant after the police are stumped.
In 1928, a Wisconsin game warden gives notorious Chicago mobster Frank McErlane a citation for illegal fishing. Needless to say, McErlane is not a happy camper.
In 1912, soon to be famous attorney Clarence Darrow is charged with attempting to bribe a juror.
United States military intelligence gets a confessed Communist agent to work as a counterspy.
The U. S. Forest Service goes after an arsonist who has set a total of fourteen forest fires in a national park between 1957 and 1960.
Out hunting raccoons, a blue tick hound named Little Richard becomes trapped in a rock crevice. It's no easy task for the dog's master to rescue his beloved pooch.
In 1940, the RAF asks a magician to help over 100 captured pilots escape from a German POW camp.
A magician posing as a RAF pilot allows himself to be captured in order that he can mastermind the escape of pilots being held as POWs by the Germans.
A Federal agent goes undercover as a truck driver in order to smash a Florida bootlegging operation.
An American embassy official in Warsaw gets blackmailed into passing top secret info to the Communists.
Con artists deceive a wealthy California matron into believing that her beloved deceased niece is trying to make contact with her through seances.
A cop killer holds a New Orleans family hostage in their apartment.
An Army colonel is approached by the Soviets with an offer to spy for them.
True account of how an Italian picture framer helped thieves steal the famous Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911.
Environmentally conscious citizens of Milwaukee band together to protect a mallard duck nicknamed Gertie who has built her nest atop a river piling near a busy drawbridge.
Army investigators try to break up a black market ring smuggling American cigarettes into East Germany.
A worker in a chemical plant accidentally puts nitric acid in a tank instead of sulfuric acid thus creating nine gallons of nitroglycerine.
Two Czech partisans parachute into their homeland in order to assassinate notorious Nazi bigwig Reinhard Heydrich, known as the Hangman.
German occupation forces eradicate the entire Czech village of Lidice in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich by commandos.
Just before D-Day during World War II, British forces send a former safecracker to break into a safe in Rome that contains vital German defense plans.
In 1922, a Chicago gangster robs the mint in Chihuahua, Mexico of nearly half a million dollars worth of currency. Seven men are killed in the process and it's up to the Mexican police to hunt down the culprits.