The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Marshal Euclides Zenóbio da Costa

Costa, Euclides Zenóbio da


* 9th of May 1893

† 29th of September 1963


1934-10-02 Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-05-03 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-05-03 Colonel
1941-08-28 Brigadier-General
1946-05-09 Major-General
1952-08-28 General
1957-05-10 Marshal (Retired)


1935-02-XX 1936-12-XX Attending the General Staff School
1935-XX-XX 1937-08-XX Commanding Officer of the Police Federal District
1937-08-XX 1938-08-XX Commanding Officer 8th Light Infantry Battalion
1938-08-XX 1940-01-XX Commanding Officer 14th Infantry Regiment
1940-08-XX 1941-08-XX Attached to 9th Military Region
1941-08-28 1943-02-23 General Officer Commanding 8th Military Region
1943-04-13 1943-04-29 General Officer Commanding 2nd Infantry Division
1943-05-XX 1944-03-XX Director of Army Personnel
1944-03-13 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer Infantry, 1st Division [Italy]
1946-08-10 1952-03-31 General Officer Commanding 1st Military Region
1952-08-28 1953-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Eastern Military Zone
1953-01-XX 1955-10-18 Inspector-General of the Army
1954-02-24 1954-08-28 Minister of War
1957-05-10 Retired
1958-01-09 1961-01-30 Ambassador to Paraguay
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