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Carlo Geloso

SurnameGeloso
Given NameCarlo
Born20 Aug 1879
Died25 Jul 1957
CountryItaly
CategoryMilitary-Ground
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseGeneral Carlo Geloso commanded Italian forces in Albania in 1939, and in the following year he was named the commanding officer of Italian 11th Army which he led in the invasion of Greece. Between 1941 and 1943, he commanded occupation forces in Greece. After Italy signed the armistice with the Allies, he was captured by the Germans and became a prisoner of war until the end of the European War. He was turned over to the Soviets at the end of the war, and was released in 1946.

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Last Major Revision: Jun 2014

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20 Aug 1879 Carlo Geloso was born in Palermo, Italy.
25 Jul 1957 Carlo Geloso passed away in Rome, Italy.




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