In This Review

From the Ashes of Disgrace
From the Ashes of Disgrace
By Admiral Franco Maugeri
Reynal, 1948, 376 pp

The present chief of staff in the Italian Navy tells of his work before and during the war, including participation in the resistance movement. Especially useful is his account of the battles at Capes Spada and Matapan, and of the reasons for the failure of the Italian Navy to achieve any glorious victories.