Vice Admiral


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Vice Admiral

 

a naval military rank that corresponds to the rank of lieutenant general in the army. This rank was introduced in Russia by Peter I in 1699 and in the USSR in 1940.

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