A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. Doc McCoy gets bailed out of prison by his wife, Carol, on the condition that the two pull off a bank heist for a corrupt politician. But Doc learns that things aren’t on the level as he and Carol try to make off with lots of cash.
The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security “escape-proof” camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.