American former POW's who voluntarily stayed in China after Korean War return home.
San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).
GV. Liner "San Francisco" at sea. SV. Top view, the three GI's on deck surrounded by press. CU. The three GI's William Cowart, Lewis Griggs and Otho Bell. SV. As they walk down gangplank. SV. One of them being greeted by man. CU. Cowart being embraced by his mother. CU. & SV. Griggs greeted by his widowed mother. CU. Otho Bell overcome at the sight of his four year old daughter and his wife. GV. Reunion, and pressmen. SV. The three GI's being arrested on leaving dock. SV. Top view, the three GI's being arrested on leaving dock. SV. Army jeep taking them away. These men are former Prisoners Of War (POW) who chose to stay in China after the Korean War but now decided to return home. They will have to face court-martial.