The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal Octávio Saldanha Mazza

Saldanha Mazza, Octávio


* 9th of June 1892

† 17th of May 1958


1935-09-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-08-25 Colonel
1945-04-27 Brigadier-General
1949-02-22 Major-General
1955-06-XX General
1958-06-11 Marshal (Posthumously)


1936-10-27 1939-10-17 Head of Military Center of Physical Training
1939-11-XX 1939-12-10 Chief of Staff, 5th Military Region
1939-12-10 1939-12-31 Deputy Chief of Staff, 5th Military Region
1940-01-01 1940-06-XX Chief of Staff, 5th Military Region
1940-10-XX 1941-04-XX Commanding Officer 4th Mounted Artillery Regiment
1943-04-XX 1943-07-XX Commandant of São Paulo Cadets Preparatory School
1944-01-XX 1944-06-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division
1945-09-XX 1945-12-XX Commanding Officer Natal Detachment
1946-01-XX 1948-12-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 1st Military Region
1949-03-XX 1951-07-XX General Officer Commanding 3rd Infantry Division
1953-02-XX 1954-08-XX Director-General of Military Supplies
1954-09-XX 1954-12-XX Director of Army Administration
1954-12-31 1955-06-29 General Officer Commanding Southern Military Zone
1956-01-23 1956-08-15 Chief of the General Staff
1956-10-16 1958-06-13 Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces
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