For Charlie and his three pals – all of them young RAF airmen stationed on a base in Yorkshire – life in the RAF is something of a let-down. The war is over and they have taken the place of the real heroes who fought in the conflict. Now there is little to do but go through the motions of military routine and strike up romantic dalliances with the young ladies of the WAAF who serve alongside them at the camp.
But their life indolence and casual sex takes a nasty turn when a violent rape occurs on the base.
Through a series of mishaps, Charlie finds himself the prime suspect and must fight to clear his name.
An exciting denouement awaits when he discovers the identity of the real rapist...