Friday, August 19, 2011

Enemy Elite Friday: Gianfranco Gazzana-Priaroggia (Italy)

"Korvettenkapitän Gazzana has sunk 12 enemy merchant ships as captain of the Italian submarine ‘Archimedes’.  He and his crew also torpedoed a North American ‘Pensacola’ class cruiser.  Gazzana is a bold, focused and decisive commander who also had a share in the sinking of 11 ships (with 67728 GRT) while serving as a watch officer aboard the Italian submarine ‘Tazzoli’."  from his Knight's Cross to the Iron Cross citation, awarded on May 26th, 1943 as Commodore of the "Leonarde da Vinci". 
Another deadly enemy elite,

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