The Generals of WWII

Generals from Brazil Flag for Brazil
Portrait of General Newton de Andrade Cavalcante

Andrade Cavalcante, Newton de


* 25th of October 1885

† 25th of November 1965

(Newton de Andrade Cavalcanti)


1931-10-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1933-02-10 Colonel
1935-11-28 Brigadier-General
1942-03-13 Major-General
1946-09-26 General


1931-04-06 1933-02-24 Head of Military Center of Physical Training
1933-XX-XX 1935-XX-XX General Officer Commanding 9th Military Region
1935-05-17 1935-07-20 Acting Head of Military Household of the President of the Republic
1935-11-08 1935-11-12 Governor of the province of Rio de Janeiro
1935-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Infantry Regiment
1937-XX-XX Commanding Officer 1st Infantry Brigade
1937-03-17 1937-06-12 Commanding Officer 4th Infantry Brigade
1942-XX-XX 1942-11-20 General Officer Commanding 4th Military Region
1942-11-20 1943-01-XX Inspector-General of 1st Group of Military Regions
1943-01-XX 1943-02-XX General Officer Commanding 5th Military Region
1943-02-16 1944-06-24 General Officer Commanding 7th Military Region
1946-XX-XX Temporary Minister of War
1949-XX-XX 1951-01-XX Chief of the Military Cabinet of President of the Republic
1951-04-XX 1951-11-XX General Officer Commanding Southern Military Zone
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