Field Marshal

Field marshal is a military rank. Traditionally, it is the highest military rank in an army. As such a senior rank it is rarely held and many countries do not routinely promote any officers to the rank.

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List Of Commanders Of The Royal Thai Army - Royal Thai Army
... Phot Phahonyothin) 12 ... Field Marshal Luang Pibulsonggram (Plaek Pibulsonggram) 13 ... Lieutenant General Pichit Kriengsakpichit 6 August 1944 24 ...
Military Mobilisation During The Hundred Days - Seventh Coalition - Minor Campaigns - Austro-German Army (Army of The Upper Rhine)
... This was the largest of these armies, commanded by Field Marshal Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg. 34,360 11 ... III Corps Field Marshal the Crown Prince of Württemberg 43,814 9 ... IV Corps (Bavarian Army) Field Marshal Prince Wrede 67,040 16 ... Austrian Reserve Corps Lieutenant Field Marshal Stutterheim ...
Lennart Torstenson - Field Marshal
... The sudden death of Banér in May 1641 recalled Torstensson to Germany as generalissimo of the Swedish forces and Governor General of Pomerania ... He was at the same time promoted to the rank of Field Marshal ...
List Of English People - Military: Soldiers/sailors/airmen
... Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891–1969), Field Marshal, World War II hero Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Montreal (1717–1797), General Sir Claude. 1833–1885), killed at Khartoum Sir Arthur Travers Harris (1892–1984), Marshal of the Royal Air Force, airman Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe (1726–1799), Admiral William ... Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769–1852), Field Marshal, victor of Waterloo, politician Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721–1765), Captain-General ...
Field Marshal - Other Nations
... Field marshal (Australia) Feldmarschall (Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy) Marshal (Brazil) Stožerni general (Croatia) Mushir (Egypt) Field marshal (Finland) Maréchal de camp (major general) Marshal of ...

Famous quotes containing the word field:

    A field of water betrays the spirit that is in the air. It is continually receiving new life and motion from above. It is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)