Podpolkovnik, a Sub-Polkovnik, is equivalent to Lieutenant Colonel.The rank was legalized by Table of Ranks that placed it in the 7th grade as the third-top field officer In the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, a lieutenant colonel is a commissioned officer superior to a major and inferior to a colonel. ... Table of Ranks (Табель о рангах; Tabel o rangakh) was a formal list of positions and ranks in military, government, and court of the Imperial Russia. ...
The Red Army reintroduced the Podpolkovnik rank in 1935, together with a number of other former Russian ranks, and it has been used in many ex-USSR countries, including Russian Federation, to the present day. This article is about the armed forces of the Soviet Union. ... 1935(MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...
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