The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Curio Barbasetti di Prun

Barbasetti di Prun, Curio


* 12th of May 1885

† 4th of December 1953

Nickname: Conte Barbasetti di Prun


1917-10-07 Lieutenant-Colonel
1928-07-20 Colonel (Seniority from 1928-05-01)
1936-01-01 Brigadier-General (Exceptional merits)
1938-07-31 Major-General (Seniority from 1938-05-07)
1942-04-15 Lieutenant-General (Seniority from 1942-01-01)


1925-12-20 Acting Chief Director of ? Department, Ministry of War
1925-12-20 1928-07-20 Attached to 13th Field Artillery Regiment
1928-07-20 Commanding Officer 18th Field Artillery Regiment
1935-02-01 Chief of the Military Secretariat, Cabinet, Ministry of War
1935-02-01 Chief of Staff, Verona Corps
1935-10-01 Chief of Staff, Bolzano Corps
1935-10-01 1935-12-16 Attached to Bolzano Corps
1935-12-16 1937-07-01 Military Attaché to France
1937-07-01 Deputy General Officer Commanding 5th Infantry Division "Cosseria"
1937-07-14 Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the King
1937-10-01 1939-09-07 Commandant of the Supreme Institute of War
1939-09-07 1940-09-01 General Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Division "Superga" [France]
1940-09-01 1942-03-01 General Officer Commanding I Corps
1942-03-01 Chief of Staff, North Africa General Headquarters
1942-XX-XX Intendant-General, North Africa General Headquarters
1942-08-16 1942-11-16 Head of the Delegation of the Supreme General Staff to North Africa
1943-XX-XX General Officer Commanding XIV Corps [Yugoslavia]
1943-07-09 Governor of Montenegro
1943-XX-XX At disposal of the Ministry of War
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Prisoner of War [Germany]
1947-06-02 Retired
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