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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, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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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Greene, Jack.
Black Prince And The Sea Devils : The Story of Valerio Borghese and the Elite Units of the Decima MAS.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009
Named Person: Iunio Valerio Borghese; Iunio Valerio Borghese
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Greene; Alessandro Massignani
ISBN: 9780786751280 0786751282
OCLC Number: 827618669
Notes: AppendixSelected Bibliograpy; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents: Maps; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. To the Eve of War; 2. Crises in Ethiopia and Spain; 3. Preparing for the Secret War; 4. Assault Boats and Human Torpedoes; 5. The Early Hasty Attacks; 6. First Blood; 7. The Glorious Failure; 8. Triumph at Alexandria; 9. The Siege of Gibraltar; 10. Last Attacks Before the Armistice; 11. The Decima MAS Hits the Land; 12. Secret Operations, 1944-1945; 13. Borghese's Rescue by the Allies; 14. Cold War Warrior; 15. Intrigue on the Far Right; 16. Madonna's Night: Borghese's Coup Attempt; 17. The Prince in the Shadows; Notes; Abbreviations and Ranks.

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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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