The spring of 1944. On the narrow isthmus of Perekop, connecting the mainland with the Crimean peninsula, one of WWII's most unusual frontlines is unfolding: over 600,000 soldiers equipped with 10,000 heavy weapons are stationed on a 16-kilometre-long stretch of land. The Crimean territory is of great strategic importance: whoever holds it owns the Black Sea. So far, it has been in the hands of th… e Wehrmacht, but soon everything will change. An ingenious military operation will enable the Red Army to rapidly move from total defence to massed offensive. As a result, the Nazi troops will sustain yet another crushing defeat on the Eastern Front, hammering another nail in the coffin of the Third Reich...