The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal Francisco Gil Castelo Branco

Castelo Branco, Francisco Gil


* 18th of September 1886

† 1st of July 1956


1931-08-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1934-09-06 Colonel (Dated back to 1934-08-30)
1942-01-13 Brigadier-General
1946-05-27 Major-General


1942-05-18 1943-02-12 Commanding Officer Defences Island of Fernando de Noronha
1942-05-18 1943-02-12 Governor of Island of Fernando de Noronha
1943-03-03 1945-06-01 General Officer Commanding 10th Military Region
1945-08-XX 1946-01-XX Head of the Military Household to the President
1947-02-22 1948-06-18 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1949-01-28 1952-10-08 Member of the Supreme Military Tribunal
1952-10-08 1956-07-01 President of the Supreme Military Tribunal
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