Prudence Cathaway (Joan Fontaine), daughter of a wealthy London surgeon of great repute, goes beneath her social station and volunteers for the WAAFs instead of entering the service as an officer, because she wants to go in at the bottom and attend training camp as a private. While in
training, she gets fixed up with Clive Briggs (Tyrone Power), who is not in the service. Briggs, who was wounded at Dunkirk and placed on recuperation status, is a bitter young man from the working class who feels that the upper crust rules England and that saving their lives is hardly worth
losing his. Briggs has no idea that Prudence is an aristocrat when they begin dating and, desp...