To War with the Black Watch

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First published in an Italian-language anti-fascist newspaper in Switzerland in 1944, this remarkable book tells the story of Lieutenant Pinto, appointed Italian liaison officer to the Scottish Black Watch Regiment. Based on the author's own experiences with the regiment, 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. Gian Gaspare Napolotano was born in Palermo in 1907. In the 1920s and 1930s he was a well-known international journalist for Corriere della Serra. After 1943, Napolitano began his work as a liaison officer with the regiment. In the post-war years he published a number of successful novels and was a film director and scriptwriter. He died in 1966 in Rome.

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Gian Gaspare Napolitano was born in Palermo in 1907. In the 1920s and 1930s he was a well-known international journalist for Corriere della Sera. After 1943, Napolitano served as a liaison officer with the Black Watch; his experiences formed the basis of To War with the Black Watch. In the post-war years, he published a number of successful novels and was a film director and scriptwriter whose work won awards at the Berlin and Cannes film festival. He died in Rome in 1966.

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