The Generals of WWII

Generals from Brazil Flag for Brazil
Portrait of General Valentim Benício da Silva

Silva, Valentim Benício da


* 14th of February 1883

† 23rd of August 1958


1931-04-30 Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-12-29 Colonel (Dated back to 1932-11-05)
1937-11-15 Brigadier-General
1943-06-19 Major-General


1931-05-28 1933-01-04 Commanding Officer Cavalry School Regiment
1935-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 2nd Group of Military Regions
1936-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 1st Military Region
1936-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of War
1938-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Infantry Brigade
1938-12-01 1942-05-26 Secretary-General of the Army
1939-XX-XX Special Ambassador to Peru
1942-04-22 1944-01-08 General Officer Commanding 3rd Military Region
1944-01-20 1945-11-22 General Officer Commanding 1st Military Region
1946-XX-XX Military Attaché to Washington
1946-XX-XX Chief of the Brazilian Delegation, Inter-American Defence Board
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