In the Summer of 1943, the Allies were poised to invade Sicily. Yet the price would be high in blood and time—unless the island people rose in revolt against their Nazi oppressors.
But only the Mafia could command an uprising, and Mafia supremo Antonia Luca hated everything American. Someone very persuasive indeed was needed to change his mind.
And they didn’t come any more persuasive than the man known as Lucky Luciano.…
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