[LMB] Space cadets, Bannerettes, Royal Air Force and the problem of "Captains" in the Barrayaran combined forces ...

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 18:14:07 BST 2019


I've always thought that having "captain" as both a title of a particular
rank and a job title was unnecessarily complicated.  Instead, replace the
rank title with something else.

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 12:46 AM baur baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:

> remember the long explanation in Heinlein's Starship troopers on the
> reasons why a "landside" captain gets a courtesy promotion to major while
> on board a ship?
>
> "only one Cpatain on board a ship"
>
> servus
>
> markus
>
> > pouncer at aol.com mailto:pouncer at aol.com hat am 9. Oktober 2019 um 22:34
> geschrieben:
> >
> >
> >     http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3806/1
> >
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