A French military attaché is drawn into a world of betrayal in the diplomatic salons of Warsaw in the years leading up to World War II.
Mercier escapes his German captors and travels to Czechoslovakia to meet the contact the elderly Rozens - whom he helped to defect - gave him,Professor Julius Halbach. Having being given money and a Swiss passport Halbach arranges for Mercier to meet the double agent Chaika, Johannes Elter,a Gestapo officer who gives him details of Germany's planned invasion of France. Mercier is rewarded by his superiors with promotion and a home in Paris. He rings Anna to join him but she refuses as Maxim has been deported and she blames her liaison with Mercier. After hosting a ..
Widowed Jean-Francois Mercier is a spy posing as a military atttache in the French embassy in Warsaw in 1937. Leading a double life he may escort League of Nations lawyer Anna Skarbek,girlfriend of Russian emigre Maxim Mostov to a lavish function one night but next day he will be liaising with agent Edvard Uhl,an engineer in a tank factory who brings him blue-prints for a new German tank. Then at night he will lead a covert band investigating secret German tank trials in the forest. The Germans are suspicious of Uhl but he dies before they can arrest him. They do ...
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