Chief Marshal of a Combat Arm

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chief Marshal of a Combat Arm

 

the highest military title in the Soviet armed forces, personally conferred on marshals of combat arms and special troops (chief marshal of artillery, aviation, armored troops, engineer troops, and communications troops) and corresponding to the title marshal of the Soviet Union; introduced on Oct. 9, 1943.

The title of chief air marshal also exists in Great Britain.

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