The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Canrobert Pereira da Costa

Pereira da Costa, Canrobert


* 18th of October 1895

† 31st of October 1955


1935-09-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-05-03 Colonel
1942-05-24 Brigadier-General
1946-08-26 Major-General


Head of Cabinet, General Staff
1942-08-07 1943-09-03 General Officer Commanding 3rd Cavalry Division
Commanding Officer Artillery 2nd Division
1944-01-07 1946-10-07 Secretary-General of the Army, Ministry of War
1945-XX-XX Temporary Minister of War
1946-10-15 1951-10-31 Minister of War
1954-09-08 1955-10-31 Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley