The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marechal Álvaro Fiúza de Castro

Castro, Álvaro Fiúza de


* 19th of October 1889

† 12th of October 1971


1931-10-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1937-05-24 Colonel
1940-12-25 Brigadier-General
1946-03-25 Major-General
1950-11-XX General
1961-02-09 Marshal (Retired)


1933-07-XX Member of the Study Committee for the Brazillian Military Industry
1938-01-XX 1938-06-XX Commanding Officer Rio de Janeiro Arsenal
1938-06-XX 1939-06-07 Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of War
1939-06-07 1940-12-27 Commandant of Realengo Military School
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 3rd Military Region
1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer Artillery, 7th Military Region
1942-07-11 1943-01-XX Acting General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1943-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Director of Military Supplies
1946-XX-XX Member of the Brazilian Delegation Joint Brazilian-United States Defence Committee
1946-XX-XX 1948-11-XX Head of Army Technical & Production Directorate
1948-11-12 1955-06-25 Chief of the General Staff
1955-06-25 Retired
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