Unable to defend herself, Doctor Amy Richmond has been falsely accused and wrongly struck off the Medical Register. Shocked and appalled, she thinks that this is the worst day of her life. She is wrong. In the streets the newsboys are shouting the news - war with the Kaiser's Germany. Powerless to follow her profession, Amy takes a new name and goes to France to work as an orderly. She is determined to regain her reputation and her licence to practise. In the carnage and suffering of the First World War, she finds the true meaning of sacrifice, hope and love.