Dec 05, 1977
Season 6 Episode 12
The war seems very close to Walton's Mountain as two young English orphans seek refuge from the German blitzkrieg, everyone in the family becomes involved in military preparations and Jim-Bob rebuilds an old short-wave radio, which he uses to communicate with people under siege in England. Olivia's faith in God is tested by the horrors of the oncoming war and by events within her community and her family. Christmas comes to Walton's mountain as preparations for war occupy everyone's attention. But Olivia's faith in God -- tested by the horrors on the oncoming war and by events within her community -- is reaffirmed when Jim-Bob uses his short-wave radio to located the two English children's mother.