Naples '44 - March Summary & Analysis

Norman Lewis (author)
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March arrives and another plot by the A-Force has ended badly. There were attempts to stop the spread of venereal diseases in Southern Italy, and local prostitutes were rounded up and sent to a guarded villa in Vomera. They were pampered there, but they had to be discreet. Further, they had powerful pimps to protect them, which allowed venereal diseases to continue spreading. On the 5th, Lewis notes that many people are crossing illegally between Italy and Germany. Counter-intelligence picked up one of the letter-carriers across lines, Giovanni Patierno. He was temporarily an A-Force agent. When captured, Patierno caved in and showed them all the letters he was paid to deliver but never did. They released him, since they had little business with him, leaving him to the mercy of those he wronged.

The Allies and Italians continue trying to crush the black market, Lewis...

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