In the midst of The Blitz, four young women have witnessed the heartache and pain that Hitler’s bombs have inflicted on ordinary Londoners. Tilly is desperate to wed her beau, Drew. Terrified that something will happen to prevent them from being together her fears seem to be coming true when he is called back to America. For her concerned mother, Olive, this only adds to her worries when her friend Sergeant Dawson gets terrible news. For Dulcie the war brings old flame, David back into her life, and Agnes is about to find out something that will change her life. In this seemingly endless war, the girls learn about love and loss. But, like thousands of others, they are determined not to be defeated, no matter what it takes.