First American Edition hardcover has light shelfwear to edges and covers. Pages tight and clean. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library copy with usual marks/distinctions. Pocket removed. 203 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1969. ISBN: 0. London was under constant air attack, and Liz Hawtin was among the many city youngsters who were sent to live with families in the countryside. The year was 1940, and three for four million soldiers were locked in mortal combat in Europe. Almost alone among all the nations of the world, England was fighting to hold off the German aggressor, ""in spite of all terror,' as Winston Churchill stirringly expressed it.