In North Vietnam, the communist government is hiding something, and they're doing everything possible to protect it. But when the communists launch a missile at an american plane, Admiral Wayne and the USS Jefferson plan a counterattack. And that means that they might be facing a long and bloody new war. Meanwhile, Aadmiral "Tombstone" Magruder has just set foot in the Vietnam jungle to search for his father who may still be alive. But there's no way to warn him that he might be stepping right into what could be the Vietnam war all over again.