Back cover states: 'In hostile waters, the submarine pursued her cloak-and-dagger mission. Now her life and that of her crew depended on the keenness of sight and judgement of one man . . . and his ability to detonate the deadly bomb which promised to blow them all to eternity at the slightest provocation . . .'Cammeray : Horwitz , 1980
'They were four hundred yards clear to seaward now, hidden in the night. Walker got the idea, and a search-light, stupidly lighting on one of the enemy destroyers and holding her there as if for identification, clinched his thought.
"Skipper!" he jerked urgently. "Put the sub. on the wheel and let me get down to the six-pounder!"
'He had to stop the enemy getting away scot-free from this NIGHT ENCOUNTER! '(Publication summary)Cammeray : Horwitz , 1981
'The great ship captained by Dutchy Holland and ridden to glory by her famous crew fights its last battles - against the enemy in the open Pacific and against a ferocious typhoon off the coast of Queensland...The destroyer 'Jackal' and her men, outnumbered, outgunned, and bedevilled by a remorseless fate, bravely meet and courageously challenge the greatest dangers of their careers.' - back coverCammeray : Horwitz , 1983
'This story is a factual-fictional account of perhaps the most significant and certainly - so far as the different types of ships which took part in it were concerned - the most comprehensive naval battle of World War II.' - Author's note
'The order came down from Churchill himself: Sink the Bismarck! And the big hunt began.' - back cover (1969)Cammeray : Horwitz , 1984