Kombat (military rank)
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in the Red Army
|Rank insignia||Armed Forces of the Soviet Union|
|Introduction||1918 to the Red Army|
|Rank group||Commanding officers|
|Navy||Ship commander, 2nd rank|
|Air Force||Air flight commander|
Kombat (Russian: комбат, "kombat"), abbreviated from Командир батальона ("Commander of a battalion") was a military rank in the Red Army from 1918 to 1935. At that time it was roughly equivalent to the rank of Captain.
- Garder, Michel (1966). A History of the Soviet Army. F. A. Praeger. p. 79.
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