When his wife is traumatized by loosing their unborn baby during a London bombing, an American journalist, John Davis, decides to set out on his assignment in the UK alone. As his wife tries to hid her emotional scarring with sports and social events, John is sent to write an ariticle about the orphans homes in the heart of London. There he meets Margaret White, a little girl who deals with the blitz by carrying around a toy bomb. Also among the children is little Peter Humphreys, who Margaret treats as a little brother. The two claim John Davis as theirs and the man begins to write about them to his wife, which slowly brings her out of her shock. The couple want desperately to adopt Margaret and Peter, however, circumstances beyond thier control may force John to decide between the pair.