It is 1945 and the war has just ended in China. A discharged soldier, Jet, comes to Tsing Tao to stay with Cheung, a rickshaw puller, and narrowly misses being hurt by a US naval officer, Hans, when he comes to a local's aid. Soon after, Jet is challenged to fight and Bailey swears revenge. Following this, Bailey and Na, a local bar girl, are dumped out of Cheung's rickshaw because of their fighting, Bailey then badly beats and hospitalizes Cheung. Han challenges Jet to a fight, but the fight spreads into the crowd and leads to a riot. In the commotion, Jet is injured by Hans and is taken home to recover. After discovering that Na is Cheung's daughter, Jet tries to reunite them, but this ends in tragedy. Seeking revenge, Jet is arrested, but he escapes from prison, and sets up the American soldiers for a final showdown in the factory!!!