Rank insignia of the German armed forces
The rank insignia of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany indicate rank and branch of service in the German Army (Heer'), German Air Force (Luftwaffe), or the German Navy (Marine).They ...
General of the branch
General der Waffengattung (en: General of the branch also General of the branch of service) was a three-star general, comparable to NATO OF-8 grade. It was equivalent to the Admiral three-star flag of...
Corps colours (Waffen-SS)
Corps colours, or Troop-function colours (ge: "Waffenfarbe(n)") were means the German Waffen-SS used to distinguish between different branches of service, corps, services or troop functions.The scheme...
Kapitän
Kapitän is the German word for Captain. It is also a shortened version of several ranks in the German navy, ranging from Korvettenkapitän to Kapitän zur See. The general meaning is equivalent to Capta...
Uniforms and insignia of the Kriegsmarine
The Kriegsmarine was the navy of Nazi Germany prior to and during World War II. Kriegsmarine uniform design followed that of the preexisting Reichsmarine, itself based on that of the 1st World War Kai...
Field marshal (Germany)
Generalfeldmarschall (English: general field marshal or field marshal general /   , abbreviated to Feldmarschall) was a rank in the armies of several German states and the Holy Roman Emp...
Fenrik
Fähnrich is an officer candidate rank in the Austrian Bundesheer and German Bundeswehr. However, Fähnrich ranks are often incorrectly compared with the rank of ensign, which shares a similar etymology...
Ranks and insignia of the Reichsluftschutzbund
Ranks and insignia of Reichsluftschutzbund were paramilitary titles adopted by the Reichsluftschutzbund (State Air Protection Corps - RLB) for wear on the paramiliary uniforms of the RLB.The insignia ...
Geschwaderkommodore
Geschwaderkommodore is a Luftwaffe position (not rank), originating during World War II, that is the equivalent of a RAF Group Commander or USAF Wing Commander. A Geschwaderkommodore is usually of Obe...
Ranks and insignia of the Hitler Youth
The Ranks and insignia of the Hitler Youth were a Nazi Party paramilitary rank system that existed from 1932 to 1945. The Hitler Youth had existed for nearly a decade before, but the organization did...
General Admiral
General admiral was a Danish, Dutch, German, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish naval rank. Its historic origin is a title high military or naval dignitaries of early modern Europe sometimes hel...
Bootsmann
Bootsmann (Btsm or B) is the lowest Portepeeunteroffizier (NCO with portepeé) rank in the German Navy. It belongs to the particular rank group Senior NCOs with port epée. It is grouped as OR6 in NAT...
Oberschütze
Oberschütze (English Senior Rifleman, otherwise Senior Private) was a German military rank first used in the Bavarian Army of the late 19th century.
Following its use in the Bavarian Army, the ran...
Unterleutnant zur See
Unterleutnant (NPA-original abbreviation Ultn.; en: translation "Under-lieutenant" or "sub-lieutenant") was an officer of the German Democratic Republic's army (e.g. the National People's Army from 19...
Counter Admiral
Counter admiral is a rank found in many navies of the world, but no longer used in English-speaking countries, where the equivalent rank is rear admiral. The term derives from the French contre-amira...
General of the Cavalry (Germany)
General of the Cavalry (German: General der Kavallerie) was a General officer rank in the Imperial Army, the interwar Reichswehr, and the Wehrmacht. It was the second-highest General officer rank ...
General (Germany)
General ([ɡenəˈʁaːl]) is the highest rank of the German Army and German Air Force. As a four-star rank it is the equivalent to the rank of admiral in the German Navy.The rank is rated OF-9 in NATO. It...
Flottenadmiral
An admiral of the fleet or fleet admiral (sometimes also known as admiral of the navy or grand admiral) is a military naval officer of the highest rank. In many nations the rank is reserved for wartim...
Gruppenkommandeur
Gruppenkommandeur is a Luftwaffe position (not rank), that is the equivalent of a commander of a group or wing in other air forces. Gruppenkommandeur usually has the rank of Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant...
Reichsmarschall
Reichsmarschall (literal translation: Marshal of the Realm) was the highest rank in the armed forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.The rank of Reichserzmarschall was originally created before th...
Captain lieutenant
Captain lieutenant or captain-lieutenant is a military rank, used in a number of different navies worldwide. It is generally equivalent to the Commonwealth or US rank of lieutenant, and has the NATO r...
General der Flakartillerie
General der Flakartillerie (Literally: General of the Flak-Artillery) was a General’s rank of the German Luftwaffe.The rank was equivalent to the long established General der Kavallerie, General der A...
General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army
General Staff (Vietnamese: Bộ Tổng tham mưu) is the commanding and managing organization of the Vietnam People's Army, the paramilitary forces, militia and other activities relating to defence of ...
General of the Artillery (Germany)
General der Artillerie (en: General of the artillery) may mean:1. A rank of three-start general, comparable to modern armed forces OF-8 grade, in the Imperial Army, Reichswehr or Wehrmacht - the secon...
Admiral (Germany)
Admiral, short Adm, (en: Admiral) is the most senior flag officer rank rank in the German Navy. It is equivalent to General (Germany) in the German Army of German Air Force. In the Central Medical Ser...
General der Fallschirmtruppe
General der Fallschirmtruppe (Literally: General of the Paratroopers) was a General’s rank of the German Luftwaffe. The rank was equivalent to the long established General der Kavallerie, General der ...
Feldwebel
Feldwebel (Fw or F), literally "field usher", is a non-commissioned officer (NCO) rank in several countries. The rank originated in Germany, but it is also used in Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, and E...