The Eastern Front 1943. A massive Russian offensive has fragmented the German frontlines forcing them into a fighting retreat back to the Oder River to establish defensive bridgeheads in order to slow the Soviet masses. However elements of the 1st SS LAH Panzer division have held their positions and have withstood the brunt of the Soviet onslaught.
Withdrawn from the horrors of the Russian front, the 1st SS Panzer Division, are ordered to Belgium for a complete overhaul. They find themselves stationed in Italy to carry out the disarming of some Italian army units following the capitulation of Italy as allies to the Third Reich–a straightforward task that becomes an intense and bloody combat.
Commemorating 70 years after the end of WW2 hostilities. A vivid insight, through a fascinating mixture of history, reminiscence and fiction, into life during World War 2 (WWII).