Lieutenant Colonel

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Lieutenant Colonel

 

(podpolkovnik), a military officer’s rank in the armed forces of the USSR and in some other states. It was introduced in the USSR on Sept. 1, 1939. The corresponding rank in the USSR Navy is captain second rank. The rank of lieutenant colonel appeared in the Russian Army in the 17th century. The rank also exists in the armies of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (Oberst-leutnant) and in France, Great Britain, and the USA.

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