Master Sergeant


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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Master Sergeant

 

a senior military rank among noncommissioned officers (before 1940, junior command staff) in the armed forces of the USSR. The rank of master sergeant was established in 1935. The corresponding rank in the Soviet Navy is the chief ship petty officer; the navy also has the ranks of chief petty officer and petty officers first and second class.

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