The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Efisio Marras

Marras, Efisio


* 2nd of August 1888

† 28th of January 1981


1926-03-XX Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-09-01 Colonel
1937-07-01 Brigadier-General
1943-01-01 Lieutenant-General


1933-09-07 1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Heavy Field Artillery Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th Corps Artillery Regiment
1936-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX Military Attaché to Germany & Denmark
1939-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, VIII Corps
1939-09-01 1939-11-10 Chief of Staff, 5th Army [North Africa]
1939-XX-XX 1943-09-10 Military Attaché to Berlin
1940-11-18 1943-09-10 Head Italian Military Mission to German High Command
1943-09-10 1944-03-31 Prisoner of War [Germany]
1944-03-31 1944-08-25 Handed over to the Italian Social Republic
1944-08-25 Escaped
1944-11-24 Fled to Switzerland
1945-05-20 1947-02-01 General Officer Commanding III Territorial Defence Command
1947-02-01 1950-XX-XX Chief of the Army General Staff
1950-XX-XX 1954-04-15 Chief of the Defence Staff
1954-04-15 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis