With nowhere to go, Stefania and Halina take on the challenges of their new life in refugee settlement camps in Africa.

The tenacious young women seize an opportunity when British National Defence officials arrive in Africa, searching for new recruits to support the war effort in Europe. Excited by the prospect of a better life, Stefania and Halina enlist into the Womens Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). Their journey continues when they are sent to the same RAF base in England. It is here that their paths finally come together and a life-long friendship begins.