The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Francesco Rossi

Rossi, Francesco


* 6th of December 1885


1926-XX-XX Lieutenant-Colonel
1932-XX-XX Colonel
1937-07-01 Brigadier-General
1940-10-15 Major-General (Seniority from 1940-07-01)
1942-04-15 Major-General (War merits)(Seniority from 1940-01-01)
1942-12-07 Lieutenant-General (Seniority from 1942-10-10)


1930-11-XX 1932-XX-XX Chief of Military Transport Delegation Rome
1932-XX-XX Commanding Officer 9th Field Artillery Regiment
1934-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Heavy Artillery Regiment
1934-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer 4th Corps Artillery Regiment
1935-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Torino Corps
1937-07-XX 1939-04-01 Commanding Officer Artillery, Milano Corps
1939-04-01 1939-09-07 Intendant, 1st Army
1939-09-01 Chief of ? Section, General Staff Corps
1940-XX-XX General Officer Commanding II Corps
1940-XX-XX 1941-03-24 Chief of ? Section, Army General Staff
1941-03-24 1943-01-20 Deputy Chief of the Army General Staff
1943-01-20 1943-02-06 Deputy Chief for Intendancy, Army General Staff
1943-02-06 Deputy Chief of the Supreme General Staff
Picture source: Courtesy of Giovanni Pinna