The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal João Batista Mascarenhas de Morais

Mascarenhas de Morais, João Batista


* 13th of November 1883

† 17th of September 1968


1928-01-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-12-17 Colonel
1937-11-15 Brigadier-General
1942-05-24 Major-General
1946-08-27 General
1946-09-16 Marshal


1930-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery Brigade Rio Grande Do Sul
1935-07-18 1937-08-05 Commandant of Realengo Military School
1937-08-18 1938-07-13 General Officer Commanding 9th Military Region
1938-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery 1st Division
1940-06-21 1943-01-09 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1943-01-09 1943-10-07 General Officer Commanding 2nd Military Region
1943-10-07 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Forca Expedicionaria Brasileira, Italy
1943-12-06 1945-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 1st Division, Italy
1946-XX-XX Commander in Chief 1st Group of Military Regions
1946-08-27 Retires
1951-12-10 Reinstated on active duty
1952-08-28 1953-01-06 Inspector-General of the Army
1953-01-21 1954-09-08 Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Picture source: Courtesy of Sérgio Schimidt