The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal 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
1950-11-XX General
1959-11-18 Marshal (Posthumously)


1937-XX-XX 1938-06-09 Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of War
1938-07-XX 1939-01-XX Commanding Officer 9th Mounted Artillery Regiment
1939-03-XX 1942-06-XX Chief of Cabinet, General Staff
1942-08-07 1943-09-03 General Officer Commanding 3rd Cavalry Division
1943-10-XX 1944-01-XX Attending the American Command & General Staff School
1944-01-07 1946-10-07 Secretary-General, Ministry of War
1946-10-15 1951-01-31 Minister of War
1951-04-XX 1952-09-XX General Officer Commanding Northern Military Zone
1952-09-XX 1954-09-XX Head of Army Technical & Production Directorate
1954-09-08 1955-10-31 Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley