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'''Quirino Armellini''' (31 January 1889 in [[Legnaro]] &ndash; 13 January 1975 in [[Rome]]) was an [[Italy|Italian]] [[Officer (armed forces)|military officer]], who served as a [[General officer|general]] in both the [[Royal Italian Army]] and the [[Italian Army]].
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'''Quirino Armellini''' (31 January 1889 in [[Legnaro]] &ndash; 13 January 1975 in Rome) was an Italian [[Officer (armed forces)|military officer]], who served as a [[General officer|general]] in both the [[Royal Italian Army]] and the [[Italian Army]].
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Armellini was commissioned into the [[Royal Italian Army]] as a [[second lieutenant]] in 1908, after graduating from the [[Military Academy of Modena]],<ref>{{in lang|it}} ''[[Gazzetta Ufficiale#History|Gazzetta Ufficiale del Regno d’Italia]]'' n.37, 14 febbraio 1908, pag.760.</ref> and participated in the [[Italo-Turkish War]] and the [[World War I]].<ref>{{cite web|language=Italian|url=http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/quirino-armellini_(Dizionario_Biografico)/|website=Treccani.it|title=Quirino Armellini (Dizionario Biografico)}}</ref>
 
Armellini was commissioned into the [[Royal Italian Army]] as a [[second lieutenant]] in 1908, after graduating from the [[Military Academy of Modena]],<ref>{{in lang|it}} ''[[Gazzetta Ufficiale#History|Gazzetta Ufficiale del Regno d’Italia]]'' n.37, 14 febbraio 1908, pag.760.</ref> and participated in the [[Italo-Turkish War]] and the [[World War I]].<ref>{{cite web|language=Italian|url=http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/quirino-armellini_(Dizionario_Biografico)/|website=Treccani.it|title=Quirino Armellini (Dizionario Biografico)}}</ref>
   
After serving under the command of [[Pietro Badoglio]] in the [[Second Italo-Ethiopian War]] against the [[Ethiopian Empire]], Armellini was appointed commander of the [[Italian African Police]] (PAI) in the [[Italian East Africa]] (AOI).<ref>{{cite web|language=Italian|url=https://books.google.it/books?id=v5WFsimZUQ4C&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=generale+Quirino+Armellini&source=bl&ots=Ii9_c6qhvB&sig=ntF8-qyGDrmHVJVyUJb1N4KOrfc&hl=it&sa=X&ei=IcrLT_3EC83qOe7L9fkP&ved=0CD8Q6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=generale%20Quirino%20Armellini&f=false|website=Google.books|title=Quirino Armellini}}</ref>
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After serving under the command of [[Pietro Badoglio]] in the [[Second Italo-Ethiopian War]] against the Ethiopian Empire, Armellini was appointed commander of the [[Italian African Police]] (PAI) in the Italian East Africa (AOI).<ref>{{cite web|language=Italian|url=https://books.google.it/books?id=v5WFsimZUQ4C&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=generale+Quirino+Armellini&source=bl&ots=Ii9_c6qhvB&sig=ntF8-qyGDrmHVJVyUJb1N4KOrfc&hl=it&sa=X&ei=IcrLT_3EC83qOe7L9fkP&ved=0CD8Q6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=generale%20Quirino%20Armellini&f=false|website=Google.books|title=Quirino Armellini}}</ref>
   
 
In 1942, during the [[World War II in Yugoslavia]], Armellini was appointed commander of the [[XVIII Army Corps (Italy)|XVIII Army Corps]] in the [[Governorate of Dalmatia|Italian-occupied Dalmatia]].<ref>{{cite book|language=Italian|last=Talpo|first=Oddone|title=Dalmazia Una cronaca per la storia 1942|editor=Ufficio Storico Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito|pages=1428|year=1990}}</ref>
 
In 1942, during the [[World War II in Yugoslavia]], Armellini was appointed commander of the [[XVIII Army Corps (Italy)|XVIII Army Corps]] in the [[Governorate of Dalmatia|Italian-occupied Dalmatia]].<ref>{{cite book|language=Italian|last=Talpo|first=Oddone|title=Dalmazia Una cronaca per la storia 1942|editor=Ufficio Storico Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito|pages=1428|year=1990}}</ref>
   
After the [[fall of the Fascist regime in Italy]] on 25 July 1943, [[King of Italy|King]] [[Victor Emmanuel III of Italy|Victor Emmanuel III]] appointed Armellini to succeed [[Benito Mussolini]] as commander of the [[Blackshirts|Voluntary Militia for National Security]] (MVSN), the [[paramilitary]] wing of the [[National Fascist Party]] (PNF). Under his leadership, the MVSN was dissolved and integrated into the regular Royal Army.
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After the [[fall of the Fascist regime in Italy]] on 25 July 1943, [[King of Italy|King]] [[Victor Emmanuel III of Italy|Victor Emmanuel III]] appointed Armellini to succeed [[Benito Mussolini]] as commander of the [[Blackshirts|Voluntary Militia for National Security]] (MVSN), the [[paramilitary]] wing of the National Fascist Party (PNF). Under his leadership, the MVSN was dissolved and integrated into the regular Royal Army.
   
 
From January to March 1944, when {{ill|Giuseppe Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo|it}} was arrested, Armellini assumed the role of head of the {{ill|Fronte militare clandestino|it}} of the {{ill|Resistenza romana|it}} within the [[Italian resistance movement]], later replaced by {{ill|Roberto Bencivenga|it}}.
 
From January to March 1944, when {{ill|Giuseppe Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo|it}} was arrested, Armellini assumed the role of head of the {{ill|Fronte militare clandestino|it}} of the {{ill|Resistenza romana|it}} within the [[Italian resistance movement]], later replaced by {{ill|Roberto Bencivenga|it}}.
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*{{cite web|author=|url=http://www.generals.dk/general/Armellini/Quirino/Italy.html|title=Quirino Armellini|accessdate=9 January 2020|editor=http://www.generals.dk/}}
   
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General
Quirino Armellini
Armellini depicted as commander of the MVSN.
Born (1889-01-31)January 31, 1889
Died January 13, 1975(1975-01-13) (aged 85)
Place of birth Legnaro, Province of Padua
Place of death Rome
Allegiance  Kingdom of Italy
 Italy
Service/branch  Royal Italian Army
 Italian Army
Years of service 1908–1952
Rank Army corps general
Battles/wars Italo-Turkish War
World War I
Second Italo-Ethiopian War
World War II
Awards Military Order of Savoy
Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
Other work Commander of the Voluntary Militia for National Security (MVSN)
Member of the Italian resistance movement

Quirino Armellini (31 January 1889 in Legnaro – 13 January 1975 in Rome) was an Italian military officer, who served as a general in both the Royal Italian Army and the Italian Army.

Biography[]

Armellini was commissioned into the Royal Italian Army as a second lieutenant in 1908, after graduating from the Military Academy of Modena,[1] and participated in the Italo-Turkish War and the World War I.[2]

After serving under the command of Pietro Badoglio in the Second Italo-Ethiopian War against the Ethiopian Empire, Armellini was appointed commander of the Italian African Police (PAI) in the Italian East Africa (AOI).[3]

In 1942, during the World War II in Yugoslavia, Armellini was appointed commander of the XVIII Army Corps in the Italian-occupied Dalmatia.[4]

After the fall of the Fascist regime in Italy on 25 July 1943, King Victor Emmanuel III appointed Armellini to succeed Benito Mussolini as commander of the Voluntary Militia for National Security (MVSN), the paramilitary wing of the National Fascist Party (PNF). Under his leadership, the MVSN was dissolved and integrated into the regular Royal Army.

From January to March 1944, when it (Giuseppe Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo) was arrested, Armellini assumed the role of head of the it (Fronte militare clandestino) of the it (Resistenza romana) within the Italian resistance movement, later replaced by it (Roberto Bencivenga).

After the World War II, Armellini was president of the Superior Council of the Italian Armed Forces.[5]

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