October 2020 Issue contents - Feature
Significant figures in Gentile’s life story
"Through his lengthy career as a Mafioso in the United States and Italy, Nicola Gentile got to know many people on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and on both sides of the law. In compiling his memoirs, he generally did not hesitate to name names. While some of the individuals featured in his recollections were well known through other sources, a good number came to history’s attention primarily through Gentile. We take a look here at several dozen individuals who contributed significantly to the Gentile life story, paying special attention to lesser known crime figures..."
In this issue, Informer provides biographical information for dozens of individuals, who contributed in interesting ways to his life story, including:
Frank Amato; Albert Anastasia; John "King" Angersola; Alfonso Attardi; John Bazzano; Joseph Biondo; Fortunato Calabro; Salvatore Calderone; Vincenzo "James" Capizzi; Al Capone; Domenico Catalano; J.C. and Phillip Catalano; Salvatore Catanzaro; Charles "Cadillac Charlie" Cavallaro; Charles Colletti; Dr. Gaetano Conti; Gregorio Conti; Francesco "Three Fingers" Coppola; Antonino "Nino" Cucuzzella; Gaspare D'Amico; Salvatore "Toto" D'Aquila; Rosario DeSimone; Salvatore "Sam" DiBella; Dominick "Terry Burns" DiDato; Vito DiGiorgio; Accursio DiMino; Archbishop Ernesto Filippi; Vito Genovese; Umberto Gibilaro; Vito Guardalabene; Leonid Kolosov; Calogero "Big Nose" LaGaipa; Orazio Leone; Salvatore "Lucky Luciano" Lucania; William Magee; Antonino "Mangano" Messina; Carlo, John "Johnny Mag" and Vincent Mangiaracina; Salvatore Maranzano; Luigi Marciante; Ferdinando "Fred" Mauro; Monroe Harrison Meader; Gaspare Messina; Frank "Ciccio" Milano; Joseph Natali; Giuseppe Parlapiano; Filippo Piazza; Valentino Piazza; Pietro Pirro; Aldo Charles Poletti; Saverio Pollaccia; Dr. Giuseppe Romano, Nicola Schiro; Giuseppe "Peppino" Siragusa; Joseph Talarico; Vincenzo "Big Vince" Troia; Gaetano Tropia; King Umberto II; Giovanni "Prince Johnny," James and Arthur Volpe; Andrew, Frank and Joseph Zappala.
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