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General of the Army of the United States Army

Definition/Scope: The highest U.S. Army rank, five-star general of the army, was created in 1944 and was conferred upon Henry Harley "Hap" Arnold, Dwight D.Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, and George C. Marshall in that year and upon Omar N. Bradley in 1950.

Broader Terms:

Army officer
Army ranks

Narrower Terms:

Army five-star generals (by name)

Related Terms:

General of the Air Force
General Officer

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