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SS Ranks and its Western Equivalents

Discussion in 'German WWII Uniforms and Equipment' started by Jim, Oct 28, 2007.

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    Jim New Member

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    SS Ranks Western Equivalents
    SS-Oberstgruppenführer - Colonel-General
    SS-Obergruppenführer - General
    SS-Gruppenführer - Lieutenant-General
    SS-Brigadeführer - Major-General
    SS-Oberführer - Senior Colonel
    SS-Standartenführer - Colonel
    SS-Obersturmbannführer - Lieutenant-Colonel
    SS-Sturmbannführer - Major
    SS-Hauptsturmführer - Captain
    SS-Obersturmführer - First Lieutenant
    SS-Untersturmführer - Second Lieutenant
    SS-Sturmscharführer - Senior Warrant Officer
    SS-Hauptscharführer - Warrant Officer
    SS-Oberscharführer - Staff Sergeant
    SS-Scharführer - Sergeant
    SS-Rottenführer - Corporal
    SS-Sturmmann - Lance-Corporal
    SS-Schlitz - Private
     
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    RustySword New Member

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    THanks, there's some good info here. I'm learning a lot from the site.
     
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    good for those who don't know, well done.
     

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