American attack on the fortified hill on the North Korea border is only beginning of the long and blood battle for the spot of no importance.
Pilots of USS Oriskany aircraft carrier repeat attacks on the same target - a strategic railroad junction - but each time they are asked to take more risk.
In 1951 two surgeons arrive to Korea torn by the war. They are to be part of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) unit located near the front line. Now they have to adapt to life within army and in constant flood of casualties.
Platoon of American soldiers moves through the terrain filled with Koreans.
Three soldiers are given the order to kill the prisoner they are escorting. It seems easy since he is enemy that probably just killed their friend, but in war nothing is easy.