The Generals of WWII

Generals from Brazil Flag for Brazil
Portrait of Marshal Oswaldo Cordeiro de Faria

Cordeiro de Faria, Oswaldo


* 16th of August 1901

† 17th of February 1981


1933-07-06 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-12-25 Colonel
1942-01-13 Brigadier-General
1946-08-26 Major-General
1952-XX-XX General
1965-08-XX Marshal


1943-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Commanding Officer Infantry 14th Division
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery 1st Division, Italy
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Director of Army Training, Ministry of War
1946-XX-XX Military Attaché to Argentina
1949-08-20 1952-XX-XX Commandant of the General Staff Academy
1952-08-28 1958-XX-XX General Officer Commander in Chief Northern Military Zone
1954-XX-XX Governor of the province of Pernambuco
1958-XX-XX 1961-XX-XX Chairman of the Joint Brazilian-United States Military Commission
1961-02-10 1961-10-16 Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
1965-08-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley