ALLIED TO THE MAFIA
Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean
An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY
Behind the story of the landing in Sicily in the summer of 1943, the shadow of an alliance between the Americans and the Mafia still looms.
Although this collaboration has now been proven, the reasons for such an association, its forms, limits and consequences have yet to be made clear.
Did the Allied choose to join forces with the Mafia out of coercion, spite or scheming? Could the Sicilian octopus have fooled the American giant?