In April 1939 Commander Victor 'Pug' Henry and his wife Rhoda set sail for Europe where he is to take up his post as a Naval Attache at the U.S Embassy in Berlin. Aboard ship, they meet General Von Roon and Pamela Tudsbury, who is traveling with her journalist father. Their youngest son Byron is traveling around Europe while oldest son Warren is also in the Navy learning to become an aviator; daughter Madeleine is left on her own in New York and as soon as her parents leave, starts looking for a job. In Italy, Byron meets the lovely Nathalie Jastrow who is living with her uncle Aaron. At the end of August 1939 she decides to visit her boyfriend, Leslie Slote, at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and Byron decides to tag along. Written by
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In the first episode, general Walter Von Brauchitsch is seen wearing shoulder boards with the crossed batons of a field-marshal. Von Brauchitsch was promoted to field-marshal on 19th July 1940 along with 11 of his colleagues for the defeat of the French army. The first episode is supposedly set in March-April 1939. See more
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