To War with the Black Watch

Gian Gaspare Napolitano

First published in an Italian-language anti-fascist newspaper in Switerland in 1944, this book tells the story of Lieutenant Pinto, appointed Italian liaison officer to the Scottish Black Watch. Based on the author's own experiences, it provides an insight into Scots-Italian relations in the latter part of the Second World War.
Date Published :
August 2007
Publisher :
Birlinn
Illustration :
8pp b/willustrations
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781843410324
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 7.7 X 4.95 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$14.99

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First published in an Italian-language anti-fascist newspaper in Switerland in 1944, this remarkable book tells the story of Lieutenant Pinto, appointed Italian liaison officer to the Scottish Black Watch. Based on the author's own experiences as a Black Watch liaison officer, "To War with the Black Watch" is a sharp, witty and moving insight into Scots-Italian relations in the latter part of the Second World War.

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