The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal Cândido Caldas

Caldas, Cândido


* 1st of May 1889

† 16th of January 1966


1937-09-07 Lieutenant-Colonel
1940-05-24 Colonel
1943-07-29 Brigadier-General
1948-06-07 Major-General
1953-04-20 Marshal (Retired)


1937-XX-XX 1940-XX-XX Commanding Officer 14th Light Infantry Battalion
1940-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Commanding Officer 15th Light Infantry Battalion
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of War
1943-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer Infantry, 3rd Division
1946-XX-XX 1946-07-XX General Officer Commanding 6th Military Region
1946-07-26 1947-04-10 Governor of the province of Bahia
1948-06-18 1949-01-18 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1949-04-XX 1952-10-XX Head of the Army Technical & Production Directorate
1952-10-XX 1953-04-XX Head of Army Personnel Directorate
1953-04-20 Retired
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