The Bononnos were one of the Five Families organized after the Castellammarese War. Headed by Joe Bonanno. Joe later lost his capo regime status to Gaspar DiGregorio this caused the "Banana Split," aka the Bonanno War. In 1964 Joseph Bonanno mysteriously disappears from the streets of NYC. Joseph's son Salvatore takes leadership of the family business. Following a family feud, the family split into two factions. A bloody war breaks out, and Salvatore and his family faces treats from former friends and allies in the struggle for power.
Crime is the family tradition
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