Mussolini's Navy: A Reference Guide to the Regia Marina 1930-1945Автор:
Naval Institute PressISBN:
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 organised, 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 who s who of important naval personalities; and the reference value of the book is enhanced by a comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources.