The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Ferdinando Cona

Cona, Ferdinando


* 25th of April 1882


1932-11-18 Brigadier-General
1936-04-15 Major-General
1939-03-10 Lieutenant-General (Seniority from 1939-01-22)


1931-XX-XX 1933-XX-XX Director of Senior Officer Application Course, War School
1933-XX-XX Commanding Officer 19th Infantry Brigade
Commanding Officer 21st Brigade "Granatieri di Sardegna"
1935-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Italian East Africa General Headquarters
1939-01-05 General Officer Commanding 7th Infantry Division "Leonessa"
1939-01-05 1941-02-07 General Officer Commanding XX Corps [North Africa]
1941-02-07 Prisoner of War
Picture source: Courtesy of Valdis Kursietis