1st Army Division (Brazil) - 1.ª División de Ejército (Brasil)

1st Army Division
1st Army Division
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Active August 6 , 1908
country Brazil
Type Military division
Part of Eastern Military Command
Quartering Rio de Janeiro
Wars and battles
WWII
http://www.1de.eb.mil.br/

The 1st Army Division (in Portuguese , 1st Army Division , 1st DE ) is a division of the Brazilian Army based in Rio de Janeiro and dependent on the Eastern Military Command . [ 1 ]

History

On August 6, 1908, the 1st Strategic Brigade was created in the Military Village of Rio de Janeiro , at the time under construction. [ 2 ]

On August 31, 1942, the United States of Brazil declared war on the Axis powers . The Brazilian Army formed the 1st Expeditionary Infantry Division , under the command of Marshal João Baptista Mascarenhas de Morais . [ 2 ]

Organization

References

  1. «Cadeia de Comando» . Comando Militar do Leste (in Portuguese) . Retrieved May 27, 2020 .
  2. a b "History of the 1st DE" . 1st Division of the Army (in Portuguese) . Retrieved May 27, 2020 .
  3. ^ "Organogram" . 1st Division of the Army (in Portuguese) . Retrieved May 27, 2020 .