Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45

by , ,

Write The First Customer Review

This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla used frogmen, 'two-man torpedoes' and explosive ram-boats. The Italian Air Force formed a special commando unit, ADRA, before the 1943 surrender; it was tasked with attacking Allied airfields and communications in North Africa. Men from ADRA and Army paratroopers formed the new 'Folgore' ...

Italian Navy & Air Force Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-45 2013, Osprey Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781849088572

Paperback

Select