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The Black Prince and the Sea Devils : the story of Valerio Borghese and the elite units of the Decima MAS

Author: Jack Greene; Alessandro Massignani
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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The only biography of Prince Valerio Borghese-the legendary Italian World War II naval commando whose covert activities shocked the Allies and became a model for today's "special forces"

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Jack, 1949-
Black Prince and the Sea Devils.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607075260
Named Person: Iunio Valerio Borghese
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Greene; Alessandro Massignani
ISBN: 9780306813115 0306813114
OCLC Number: 53814108
Description: xx, 284 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: To the eve of war --
Crises with Ethiopia and Spain --
Preparing for the secret war --
Assault boats and human torpedoes --
The early hasty attacks --
First blood --
The glorious failure --
The triumph at Alexandria --
The siege of Gibraltar --
Last attacks before the armistice --
The Decima MAS hits the land --
Secret operations, 1944-45 --
Borghese's rescue by the Allies --
Cold War warrior --
Intrigues on the far right --
Madonna's night : Borghese's failed coup --
The Prince in the shadows.
Responsibility: Jack Greene, Alessandro Massignani.
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