Deutschland 83 follows Martin Rauch, a young spy caught between two worlds, who is sent by the East German Intelligence Service (the HVA) to discover NATO’s military intentions. Set against a backdrop of fervent political feeling and the threat of nuclear war, Martin must leave everything he knows for a new life undercover in the West.
Martin Rauch leaves his home in East Germany to spy for the HVA undercover in the West German army as Moritz Stamm.
Moritz completes a far more dangerous mission and is beginning to enjoy his life in the West.
While at a NATO conference in Brussels, Moritz gets his first “Romeo” assignment: to seduce the head security analyst’s secretary, Linda.
When the bug is found in Linda’s desk, all NATO is in high alert.
Moritz is sent back to East Berlin, on the way, he must deliver a seemingly harmless package to a mysterious man in West Berlin.
When Moritz returns to his undercover life in West Germany he is drawn into Alex Edel’s fatal plans.
When Moritz learns that the HVA believes the NATO’s nuclear war game, Able Archer, is a real attack, he must ask General Edel to pull back before it is too late.
Moritz returns to East Germany to stop his HVA superiors in their tracks.