|Born||12 April 1877|
|Died||15 April 1965(aged 88)|
|Allegiance||Kingdom of Italy|
|Service/branch||Royal Italian Army|
|Commands held||General Officer Commanding 6th Army, Sicily
Deputy Chief of the Supreme General Staff
Army Group Liguria
On 29 November 1940, Guzzoni succeeded Ubaldo Soddu as Under-Secretary of War and Deputy Chief of the Supreme General Staff.
In 1943, Guzzoni was General Officer Commanding the 6th Army on Sicily and commander of the Axis troops on Sicily during the Allied invasion of the island.The German-Italian resistance lasted 37 days before the evacuation of the island.
Armistice and prosecution
After the Italian armistice of September 1943, the fascist republican soldiers captured general Guzzoni, but he avoided execution thanks the help of some Germans officers who appreciated his role during the defence of Sicily.
- Albania under Italy
- Allied invasion of Sicily
- Armistice between Italy and Allied armed forces
- Army Group Liguria
- Eritrea Governorate
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Vincenzo De Feo