Hitler's Anschluss is a welcome sight for thousands of Austrians who long for the peaceful merger between Austria and Germany. Yet for David Harris, a Chicago reporter, this particular assignment is anything but peaceful. Within minutes of arriving in Salzburg David encounters Brigitta Reinhardt, a starving Jewish widow who is attempting to fl ee from the Gestapo's clutches. After hiding underneath the Salzach River, Brigitta is caught and awaits her worst fears. David learns fi rst hand the regime's violence and brutality when he tries to defend a young woman from an overbearing SS offi cer and winds up in the Gestapo prison. Little does he know the woman he defends is Anna Von Braun, the daughter of the high-ranking Nazi family, who invites him to live in their home. Unlike her father and brother who are dedicated to the Nazi regime, Anna Von Braum has her own misgivings about Hitler's promises. Is the horrible nightmare she keeps having be the source of her doubts and could it be the key to Brigitta's fate? Against her father's edict, Anna and David secretly uncover the truth that her father is so deeply involved in.