In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in UK)general de división masculinemasculine mayor generalfeminine brigadier mayorfeminine teniente general
- He tried to say that the air vice-marshal sitting over there in the Stout Street defence headquarters is giving those personnel their orders day by day.
- For those not really inclined to wear the stripes of an air vice-marshal, the computer does a pretty reasonable job of controlling the higher-level activities and allows the player to strap in to fly and fight.
- He was promoted to air vice-marshal in 2000 as Head Strategic Command.
- The ranks of air vice-marshal (rear admiral or major general), air marshal (vice admiral or lieutenant general), and air chief marshal (admiral or general) were introduced.
- GRS contribution increases range from about an extra $7 per week for a corporal and below up to $21 per week for an air vice-marshal.
- By 1938 he was an air vice-marshal commanding No. 12 Fighter Group which, during the battle of Britain, defended the Midlands.
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