Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Secret War: The Mafia Joins the War

In May 1942 a strange group of mobsters, lawyers, and intelligence officers visit Lucky Luciano in prison. What occurred during this meeting prompts the Mob to pull together and help the war effort.


Most Watched in World War II

Most Watched in World War II
2:40

Nazi Collaborators: Thousands Die on Bloody Sunday

Most Watched in World War II
2:23

Nazi Collaborators: The Plot to Kill Jews

Most Watched in World War II
1:38

Secret War: Battle of Alam el Halfa

Most Watched in World War II
3:24

Secret War: Public Enemy Number 1

Most Watched in World War II
2:27

Secret War: The Mafia Joins the War

Most Watched in World War II
1:48

Who Did I Marry: Fighting For My Life

Most Watched in World War II
2:43

Edge of War: Poland Stands Alone

Most Watched in World War II
2:29

Edge of War: War Tactics

Most Watched in World War II
2:01

Edge of War: Negotiating with a Madman

Most Watched in World War II
2:55

Edge of War: Order in Chaos


Recent Videos in World War II

Recent Videos in World War II
2:43

Edge of War: Poland Stands Alone

Recent Videos in World War II
2:29

Edge of War: War Tactics

Recent Videos in World War II
2:55

Edge of War: Order in Chaos

Recent Videos in World War II
2:01

Edge of War: Negotiating with a Madman

Recent Videos in World War II
1:38

Secret War: Battle of Alam el Halfa

Recent Videos in World War II
3:24

Secret War: Public Enemy Number 1

Recent Videos in World War II
2:27

Secret War: The Mafia Joins the War

Recent Videos in World War II
1:48

Who Did I Marry: Fighting For My Life

Recent Videos in World War II
2:40

Nazi Collaborators: Thousands Die on Bloody Sunday

Recent Videos in World War II
2:23

Nazi Collaborators: The Plot to Kill Jews