Serving as a detective throughout the war years in London hadn't been a picnic for Chief Inspector Ernie Hallows. There had been the Blitz to cope with as well as very difficult jobs -- like nailing the decorated Commando officer who had turned killer.
But now that the war was over, life wasn't any easier. They'd sent Ernie to the ruins of Berlin to help track down a homicidal maniac. No doubt about it, this copper fought a tougher war than many front‑line soldiers!