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To kill the Irishman : the war that crippled the Mafia

Author: Rick Porrello
Publisher: Cleveland, OH : Next Hat Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you trace the decline of the Italian-American Mafia to one point in time, that point would be the murder of Danny Greene. As the Irishman muscled in on Mafia rackets in Cleveland, bungled mob attempts gave him a reputation as an indestructible warrior. The series of investigations broke the Mafia code of omerta, the Sicilian code of silence, and their testimony would help cripple Mafia families in Los Angeles,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Danny Greene; Danny Greene
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Porrello
ISBN: 0966250877 9780966250879
OCLC Number: 39301687
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Rick Porrello.

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If you trace the decline of the Italian-American Mafia to one point in time, that point would be the murder of Danny Greene. As the Irishman muscled in on Mafia rackets in Cleveland, bungled mob attempts gave him a reputation as an indestructible warrior. The series of investigations broke the Mafia code of omerta, the Sicilian code of silence, and their testimony would help cripple Mafia families in Los Angeles, Kansas City, Milwaukee and Cleveland, and in the historic 1986 "commission trial" convictions of the bosses of New York's crime families.

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