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Delphine realises that Harry wants to do his bit for the war effort and, having heard about a position on the government’s Procurement Committee, she invites him to a card game where he enquires about the role but is quickly put down by a suddenly flush Loxley who reveals that the position has been filled. However, Harry later comes home from the game jubiliant, and is let back into the marital bed by Rose…

Meanwhile, the hostility between Henri and Thackeray increases and when Henri heads to a secret address he has been given by Webb, he’s unaware that he’s being followed by Thackeray, who discovers that Henri is searching for a woman who is now in Germany.

At the store, women have taken over the jobs of the male staff who are at war. It soon becomes clear, however, that they need different clothes to work in the loading bay and some need to learn to drive. Rose, who has been wanting to do more to help, swiftly ask Grove to provide them with more practical uniforms.

Elsewhere, Crabb is feeling down about a rapidly approaching big birthday, but Harry gives him a boost when he charges him with setting up a rifle training scheme. Meanwhile, Miss Mardle is stunned to discover that her new lodger is an attractive male refugee named Florian, and even though she knows that she can’t let him stay, she can’t bring herself to make him leave…