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Amaury Kruel was a Brazilian military officer and politician who served as officer of the General Staff of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB) in 1944โ€“1945, head of the Federal Office of Public Security (DFSP) in 1957โ€“1959 and Minister of War in 1962โ€“1963. Despite initially supporting president Joรฃo Goulart, Kruel later switched sides and was one of the main participants in the 1964 coup d'รฉtat at the head of the 2nd Army, from 1963 to 1966. He reached the rank of army general, being promoted to marshal when he retired. He was then a federal deputy for Guanabara from 1967 to 1971.

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