Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union


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Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union

 

the highest rank in the navy, corresponding to the military rank of marshal of the Soviet Union. It was adopted by a Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on Mar. 3, 1955.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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