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Carlo Geloso

Carlo Geloso
Born (1879-08-20)August 20, 1879
Palermo, Italy
Died July 25, 1957(1957-07-25) (aged 77)
Rome, Italy
Allegiance  Kingdom of Italy
Service/branch  Royal Italian Army
Years of service 1901 - 1943
Rank General
Unit 21st Infantry Division Granatieri di Sardegna
Eleventh Army

Carlo Geloso (August 20, 1879 - July 25, 1957), was an Italian general during the Second World War. In 1939, he assumed command of the Italian Forces in Albania. The next year, he served as commander of the 11th Army during the Greco-Italian War. He was commander of the Italian occupation forces in Greece from 1941 until 1943. After Italy joined the Allies, he became a German prisoner of war. Following the German surrender, he was briefly imprisoned by the Soviets, and released in 1946.

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