In July 1915, Vincenzo D’Aquila was one of 1,500 Italian-Americans to set sail for Italy on the San Guglielmo in order to join the Italian military in World War I. Bodyguard Unseen is his true story of “war and folly” dedicated to all his “buddies of all nations who made the supreme sacrifice.” This is the first time in over 85 years that his story will be made available to the public, and will be published for the first time in paperback and eBook formats.

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Bodyguard Unseen, a true World War I autobiography, was originally published in 1931. The second, and latest edition, will be released in the fourth quarter of 2017 with new historical footnotes and artwork. D’Aquila’s classic memoir, for the first time, will be published in paperback and eBook formats. This site will document the project’s journey through publication and include multimedia material, historical sources, and lesson plans. Please check the blog section for the latest news and updates.

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This is a contact page with some basic contact information and a contact form.