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Old 04-28-2009, 07:08 PM
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Yes the rank of Commodore is equivelent to the one star rank of Brigadier. When I was in, the Navy used the rank of Rear Admiral (2 stars) and seperated it into upper half (= to MGN) and lower half (= to BGN). Both grades wore 2 stars. Traditionaly, a Commodore was a division commander (such as a battleship division, destroyer division etc.) Therefore the rank lended itself to a war time setting. Having said that, I don't believe the rank of Commodore was used in WW2.
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