Mussolini's Navy: A Reference Guide to the Regia Marina 1930-1945

Author(s): Maurizio Brescia

Naval History

This book is a complete guide to the Regia Marina, the navy with which Italy fought the Second World War. Starting with the historical background, it describes how the navy developed, how it was organized, the facilities that supported it, and the operations it conducted both before and after the armistice in 1943. It also details all its ships, with full technical particulars, plans and photos. Furthermore, there are chapters on special topics like camouflage; uniforms, decorations and insignia; and a whos who of important naval personalities; and the reference value of the book is enhanced by a comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources.

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A much needed boost for the often maligned Italian navy. Also comprehensive, well laid out and lavishly, if not beautifully illustrated. - Naval-History

General Fields

  • : 9781848321151SECA
  • : Seaforth Publishing
  • : Seaforth Publishing
  • : May 2012
  • : 289mm X 245mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : 250 b/w, colour and line illustrations
  • : Maurizio Brescia
  • : Hardback
  • : en
  • : 359.00945