The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Gastone Gambara

Gambara, Gastone


* 10th of December 1890

† 27th of February 1962


1937-01-19 Colonel
1938-04-25 Brigadier-General (War merits)(Seniority from 1938-04-21)
1939-01-30 Major-General (War merits)(Seniority from 1939-01-26)
1941-06-06 Lieutenant-General


1935-XX-XX 1936-XX-XX Chief of Staff, 1st Black Shirt Division "XXIII Marzo" [Ethipoa]
1937-XX-XX 1938-XX-XX Chief of Staff, Corpo di Truppe Volontarie [Spain]
1938-XX-XX 1939-XX-XX General Officer Commanding Corpo di Truppe Volontarie [Spain]
1939-08-24 1940-06-05 Ambassador to Spain
1940-06-05 Attached to the Ministry of War
1940-06-05 1941-01-XX General Officer Commanding XV Corps [France]
1941-02-05 1941-05-11 General Officer Commanding VIII Corps [Greece]
1941-05-11 1942-03-01 Chief of Staff, North Africa General Headquarters
1941-08-15 1941-12-31 General Officer Commanding Manoeuvrable Corps
1942-03-01 1942-03-08 Attached to the Ministry of War
1942-03-08 1942-06-10 General Officer Commanding XIX Corps [North Africa]
1942-06-10 1942-12-15 Attached to the Ministry of War
1942-12-15 1943-09-08 General Officer Commanding XI Corps [Slovenia]
1943-XX-XX Joins the Italian Social Republic
1943-XX-XX 1944-03-12 Chief of the Army General Staff, Italian Social Republic
Picture source: Courtesy of Laurent Icardo