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Foa, Raimondo


FOA, RAIMONDO (1877–1940), Italian army officer. Born in Casale Monferrato, Foa was commissioned in 1899 and fought in the Italo-Turkish War (1911–12). He was an artillery commander in World War i and in 1919 worked in the technical service of the artillery. Foa became director of the Terni Ordnance Arms factory in 1927. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in 1937.

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