Jenderal besar, translated literally as "grand general", is the
highest rank of the
Sudirman, also styled panglima besar ("grand commander"), the
commander of the armed forces during the Indonesian War of
Independence. The rank was granted posthumously.
Abdul Haris Nasution, a national hero, twice appointed
A jenderal besar could technically be appointed if ever Indonesia
became engaged in a major war or suffered from a massive invasion. A
jenderal besar would then, most likely, become supreme commander of
all Indonesian military forces.
The insignia for jenderal besar is five golden stars arranged in a
pentagon formation. Thus, the insignia is very similar to the United
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