Kombat (military rank)

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Kombat
in the Red Army
RA A-AF F3 1935.svg
Rank insignia Armed Forces of the Soviet Union
Introduction 1918 to the Red Army
Rank group Commanding officers
Army Kombat
Navy Ship commander, 2nd rank
Air Force Air flight commander
NATO equivalent OF-3
Combat, a famous World War II photo by Max Alpert, depicting battalion commander A. Yeremenko leading his soldiers to the assault.

Combat or 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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garder, Michel (1966-01-01). A History of the Soviet Army. F. A. Praeger.