Drawing on a wealth of eyewitness accounts, contemporary reports, and declassified intelligence documents, some never published before, The Mafia at War reconstructs the relationships between the Mafia and Allied intelligence organizations.
Discover how Jewish gangsters clashed with Nazis on the streets of New York; how Mafiosi nearly issued contracts to kill top Nazis, including Hitler; how Mafia-backed bandits conducted a guerrilla war for Sicilian independence; and how Eisenhower was happy to arm the Mafia during the Allied invasion of Sicily.
Uncovering the extraordinary secrets of this collaboration, Newark provides crucial insight into both the history of World War II and how the Mafia came to dominate global crime in the post-war world.
In The Mafia at War, Newark explores America's relationship with the Italian Mafia during the Second World War. Michael Kramer's voice is mellifluous and mysterious, inviting the listener into a world of conspiracy and secrets. The information presented herein provides a convincing history of the Mafia and its growing influence after the war. Anyone interested in World War Two history, will be drawn into Newark's world of violence, alliances, and getting-even. This two-volume audio is chalk-full of eyewitness accounts, declassified intelligence documents, and current reports, and is sure to captivate the listener's attention.
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