Major

<center>Albania</center>
<center>Australia</center>
<center>Bangladesh</center>
<center>Belgium</center>
<center>Bosnia and Herzegovina</center>
<center>Brazil</center>
<center>Colombia</center>
<center>Croatia</center>
<center>Canada</center>
<center>Czech Republic</center>
<center>Denmark</center>
<center>Dominican Republic</center>
<center>Egypt</center>
<center>Estonia</center>
<center>Finland</center>
<center>France</center>
<center>Georgia</center>
<center>Germany</center>
<center>Greece</center>
<center>Hungary</center>
<center>Iceland</center>
<center>India</center>
<center>Indonesia</center>
Rav seren - army (Israel)
<center>Italy</center>
<center>Malaysia</center>
<center>Netherlands</center>
<center>Nigeria</center>
<center>Norway</center>
<center>Pakistan</center>
<center>Philippines</center>
<center>Poland</center>
<center>Portugal</center>
<center>Romania</center>
<center>Russia</center>
<center>Serbia</center>
<center>Singapore</center>
<center>Somalia</center>
<center>South Africa</center>
<center>Spain</center>
<center>Sweden</center>
<center>Switzerland</center>
<center>Taiwan</center>
<center>Thailand</center>
<center>Turkey</center>
<center>Ukraine</center>
<center>United Kingdom</center>
<center>United States</center>
<center>Vietnam</center>
<center>Argentina</center>
<center>Brazil</center>
<center>Croatia</center>
<center>Denmark</center>
<center>Georgia</center>
<center>Germany</center>
<center>Indonesia</center>
Rav seren - air force (Israel)
<center>Italy</center>
<center>Mexico</center>
<center>Canada</center>
<center>Philippines</center>
<center>Poland</center>
<center>Portugal</center>
<center>Russia</center>
<center>Sweden</center>
<center>United States (also space force)</center>
<center>Vietnam</center>
Rav seren - navy (Israel)
<center>Philippines</center>
<center>Sweden</center>
<center>United Kingdom
<center>United States Marine Corps</center>
<center>Indonesian Marine Corps</center>
Croatia (Bojnik)

Military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

- Major
<center>Albania</center>

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Operation Frankton

Commando raid on ships in the German occupied French port of Bordeaux in southwest France during the Second World War.

Commando raid on ships in the German occupied French port of Bordeaux in southwest France during the Second World War.

Cockles MK II
Monument commemorating Operation Frankton in Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, near Royan.
Operation FRANKTON was described as 'This brilliant little operation carried through with great determinism and courage..." by Louis Mountbatten

The RMBPD was under the command of Royal Marines Major Herbert 'Blondie' Hasler with Captain J. D. Stewart as second in command.

Battle of Sari Bair

The Battle of Sari Bair (Sarı Bayır Harekâtı), also known as the August Offensive (Ağustos Taarruzları), represented the final attempt made by the British in August 1915 to seize control of the Gallipoli peninsula from the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.

The Battle of Sari Bair (Sarı Bayır Harekâtı), also known as the August Offensive (Ağustos Taarruzları), represented the final attempt made by the British in August 1915 to seize control of the Gallipoli peninsula from the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.

Southern Trench in Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915

Of the force aiming for Hill Q, one battalion of the 6th Gurkhas commanded by Major Cecil Allanson and joined by disparate New Army men, moved to within 200 feet of Hill Q by 6 p.m. on 8 August where they sought shelter from the heavy Ottoman fire.

Michael Mates

Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of East Hampshire from 1974 to 2010.

Conservative Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of East Hampshire from 1974 to 2010.

He was promoted to captain on 9 June 1961, and to major on 31 December 1967.

First edition cover

List of Catch-22 characters

List of characters in the 1961 novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.

List of characters in the 1961 novel Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.

First edition cover

In Catch-22, Yossarian is a 28-year-old Captain (later Major) and the bombardier of a North American B-25 Mitchell in the 256th Bombardment Squadron of the Army Air Corps, stationed on the small island of Pianosa off the Italian mainland during World War II.

Nadezhda Durova in officer's uniform

Nadezhda Durova

Woman who, while disguised as a man, became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars.

Woman who, while disguised as a man, became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars.

Nadezhda Durova in officer's uniform
Nadezhda Durova at about age thirteen
Eldar Ryazanov's musical comedy Hussar Ballad romanticized Durova's adventures in the army.

Nadezhda Durova was born in an army camp at Voznesenskoe as the daughter of a Russian major.

Typical Vosges mountains landscape

Operation Loyton

The codename given to a Special Air Service mission in the Vosges department of France during the Second World War.

The codename given to a Special Air Service mission in the Vosges department of France during the Second World War.

Typical Vosges mountains landscape
The Vosges department highlighted in red
An SAS jeep of the type used in Operation Loyton
Memorial to the operation at the National Memorial Arboretum

2nd SAS Intelligence Officer Major Eric 'Bill' Barkworth had been informed of the existence of the Commando Order, which called for the execution of all captured commandos when he was interviewing captured German officers in 1944.

1932 portrait by Philip de Laszlo

Charles Grey, 5th Earl Grey

English nobleman, the son of Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey.

English nobleman, the son of Albert Grey, 4th Earl Grey.

1932 portrait by Philip de Laszlo

He later gained the rank of Major.

Emblem of the Israel Defense Forces

Israel Defense Forces

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל ; ), commonly referred to by the Hebrew-language acronym Tzahal (צה״ל), are the combined military forces of the State of Israel, consisting of three branches: the Israeli Ground Forces, the Israeli Air Force, and the Israeli Navy.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל ; ), commonly referred to by the Hebrew-language acronym Tzahal (צה״ל), are the combined military forces of the State of Israel, consisting of three branches: the Israeli Ground Forces, the Israeli Air Force, and the Israeli Navy.

Emblem of the Israel Defense Forces
Major-Gen. Ariel Sharon (left), during the Battle of Abu-Ageila, June 1967
Operation Gazelle, Israel's ground maneuver, encircles the Egyptian Third Army, October 1973
IDF Kirya Compound, Tel Aviv
Structure of the Israel Defense Forces (click to enlarge)
Israeli officers of the Paratrooper Battalion 890 in 1955 with Moshe Dayan (standing, third from the left). Ariel Sharon is standing, second from the left and commando Meir Har Zion is standing furthest left.
Soldiers of the Golani Brigade on the Golan Heights
Soldiers of the "Yanshuf" (Owl) Battalion, which specializes in CBRN warfare
IDF Alpinist Unit dispatched to Mount Hermon
Israeli soldiers coming back from the Second Lebanon war, armed with the M4 Carbine and the IMI Negev light machinegun
Israeli soldiers during Operation Brothers' Keeper (2014) armed with IWI X95s.
IDF uniform colors
Female IDF corporal with the Spike missile launcher, wearing the golden-olive Madei Alef uniform
IDF female Military Police wearing skirts with their White caps and belts.
Nahal Brigade soldier with full combat gear.
163rd IAF Flight Course Graduates (2011)
IAF Flight academy graduates receive their ranks as air force officers
IDF Recruits trying on uniforms for the first time
IDF Nahal Brigade soldiers on their regular service
IDF Reservists train in the Golan Heights
The Israel Border Police (Magav) is responsible for security in urban or rural areas
The unisex Caracal Battalion, which serves in routine security missions
IDF shooting instructors, a common role for women in the IDF
IDF Warrant Officers with the M16 and IWI X95; two common assault rifles of the IDF.
Druze commander of the IDF Herev battalion
Bedouin soldiers in 1949
Israeli Arab soldiers, serving in the Galilee in 1978
Bedouin Desert Reconnaissance Battalion, visiting an Arab school
An Ethiopian-Jewish soldier
IDF soldiers of the religious 97th "Netzah Yehuda" Infantry Battalion
Israeli "Netzah Yehuda" recon company in full combat gear prepare for a night raid in the West Bank
IDF snipers in IDF international sniping contest, 2019
IDF soldier, Asael lubotzky prays with tefillin.
A female soldier of the IDF Search and Rescue Unit.
Israeli soldiers during the Battle of Nablus
The Engineering Corps's Atomic-Biological-Chemical Unit
Nahal Brigade soldiers pay respect to fallen comrades at Mt. Herzl's Military Cemetery
Two IDF Medical Doctors in a training exercise
IDF soldiers treat an injured Palestinian man
IDF soldiers rescued an eighty-year-old Lebanese woman, after she got tangled in the security fence on the northern border, on the Lebanese side
Israeli Air Force F-16I and F-35I
Merkava ('Chariot')– Israeli main battle tank, with 4 generations
Israeli Navy Sa'ar 5-class corvette INS Lahav
IDF's current (2017) armored fighting vehicles, clockwise: IDF Namer, IDF Caterpillar D9, M270 MLRS and Merkava Mk 4M
An IDF ceremony for Yom Hazikaron
Israeli female soldiers on parade, Jerusalem, 1968
Former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz (right) meets with Martin Dempsey (left), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Israeli soldiers training alongside the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit on the USS Kearsarge
A German-made Dolphin class submarine
Sailors of the Israeli Navy
Two IAF Apache AH-64D Longbows and one Greek AH-64A fly above the Greek countryside during a joint exercise, June 2011
Two IDF commando operators in a joint training in Greece, November 2019
IDF infantry with the IWI X95 "Micro-Tavor"
A profile of a Merkava Mk 4M tank, armed with an IMI 120 mm gun, a M2 Browning .50-cal, a 7.62x51 mm NATO commander's FN MAG, and equipped with the Trophy active protection system.
Israeli Air Force F-35I Adir.
M4A1 carbine
Tavor X95 flattop 380
IWI Negev LMG
M24 Sniper Weapon System (2018)
M2HQCB 0.5
Sa'ar 4.5-class missile boat
Hermes 900 UAV
Soldier armed with the IWI Tavor assault rifle
Spike ATGM
Arrow anti-ballistic missile
Wolf Armoured Vehicle
Israel Aerospace Industries EL/W-2085, a development of the EL/M-2075
"Saraph" AH-64D Apache Longbow
IDF Caterpillar D9 armored bulldozer
Iron Dome anti-rocket system launcher
Typhoon Weapon Station armed with 25 mm gun
The Python missile series.
IAI Harop.
The LITENING targeting pod, which is today used by more than 20 international air-forces.<ref>ISRAELI TARGETING POD LEADING BOMBINGS IN LIBYA BY YAAKOV KATZ Jerusalem Post, 1 May 2011</ref>
David's Sling Weapons System Stunner Missile
Merkava Mk 4m with Trophy active protection system, the first operationally tested Active Protection System for tanks.
M2 Browning on Catlanit RCWS
Israeli Air Force F-35I Adir.

Major (Rav Seren)

Cover of the first manga volume featuring Edward (right) and Alphonse Elric (left).

Fullmetal Alchemist

Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa.

Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa.

Cover of the first manga volume featuring Edward (right) and Alphonse Elric (left).
Cardback to the Fullmetal Alchemist TCG.

In this world, alchemy is one of the most-practiced sciences; alchemists who work for the government are known as and are automatically given the rank of major in the military.

Lord Dowding

Hugh Dowding

Officer in the Royal Air Force.

Officer in the Royal Air Force.

Lord Dowding
Queen Elizabeth and King George VI with Dowding in 1940
Dowding (in the Bowler hat) with some of The Few
Lord Dowding laying the foundation stone of the RAF chapel, now known as St. George's Chapel of Remembrance, at RAF Biggin Hill in 1951
Memorial in Moffat
Lord Dowding statue, St Clement Danes, the Strand, London
Memorial at Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Promoted to major on 30 December 1915, Dowding was recalled to England in January 1916, and, having been promoted to temporary lieutenant colonel on 1 February 1916 was given command of 7 Wing at Farnborough later that month.