The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Umberto Ricagno

Ricagno, Umberto


* 14th of March 1890

† December 1964


1943-01-01 Major-General


1928-XX-XX 1931-XX-XX Instructor (Tactics) at the War School
Commanding Officer 1st Alpine Regiment
Commanding Officer 5th Alpine Regiment
Chief of Staff, 7th Infantry Division "Leonessa"
Chief of Staff, 4th Alpine Division "Cuneense"
1941-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Albania General Headquarters
1941-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Alpine Division "Julia" [Russia]
1943-XX-XX 1950-XX-XX Prisoner of War
General Officer Commanding IX Territorial Defence Command
1954-05-01 1964-07-17 Commissar-General for Honours to the Fallen
Picture source: Courtesy of Franco Tarnassi