OTTO SKORZENY: THE DEVIL’S DISCIPLE
384pp. 2018. SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer Otto Skorzeny became a legend in his own time. Hitler’s favourite commando acquired a reputation as a man of daring, renowned for his audacious 1943 mission to extricate Mussolini from a mountain-top prison. Skorzeny’s influence on special operations doctrine was far-reaching and long-lasting.