Ugo Cavallero Albert Kesselring Italian German generals Africa

28 July 1942: Italian Marshal Ugo Cavallero (left) in conversation with Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring (Oberbefehlshaber Süd). Cavallero is the recipient of the Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes (Knight’s Cross of the Iron Crosses), which he received in 19 February 1942 as Generale di Corpo d’Armata and Chief of the Defence Staff of the Royal Italian Army. He is one of nine Italian Ritterkreuzträger.

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