Based on the Marvel Comics character from World War II.
A patriotic American who due to his scrawny stature has been rejected by the United States Military named Steve Rogers, volunteers to undergo a series of experiments for a US army Super Soldier program. He is successfully transformed into the greatest weapon. During the transformation process the professor in charge of the Super Soldier Program is killed by a Nazi spy, taking part of the Super Soldier Formula with him to the grave, making it impossible to recreate the experiment. Then, when a Nazi plot reveals itself Rogers must rise up and and become the First Avenger, in order to save his country. Steve Rogers becomes Captain America and he earns his way into the hearts and souls of every American, bringing hope and justice to a war-weary nation. Later, during a mission to Germany to stop his archenemy - The Red Skull, from launching rockets at the allies, Captain America sacrifices himself and winds up frozen in ice for almost six decades! Revived, Steve Rogers now must join forces with new heroes and become an Avenger of the modern age.