The Luciano Project: The Secret Wartime Collaboration of the Mafia and the U.S. Navy
by Rodney Campbell
1977. NY: McGraw-Hill. First Edition. Very good- condition in Good dustjacket. Some minor soiling at top edge, dustjacket has a few short tears at edges, there is a short piece missing at the upper dj spine. xii, 299pp. Bibliography, index.
The astonishing true story of the secret collaboration of the Mafia and the Navy to seal up the Port of New York from Nazi infiltration. Based on the actual transcripts of secret official investigations, including how Lucky Luciano set up an intelligence network at Great Meadow Prison. Other notable figures in this book are: Meyer Lansky, Joe “Socks” Lanza, Joe Adonis (who brought hundreds of native born Sicilians to provide intel for the Sicily invasion). Also documents the complete inside story of the Navy cover-up of the Project.
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