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Thursday, 19 February 2015

Waffen SS Ranks

Waffen SS Ranks

The Waffen SS rank system is very complicated, so I have only included the more common ranks. The translation is too American equivalent of ranks. If you have any corrections or additions, then please contact me.

Reichsführer-SS = No equivalent rank


Reichsführer-SS Collar
Collar

SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer = General

SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer Collar SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Obergruppenführer = Lieutenant General

SS-Obergruppenführer Collar SS-Obergruppenführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Gruppenführer = Major General

SS-Gruppenführer Collar SS-Gruppenführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Brigadeführer = Brigadier General

SS-Brigadeführer Collar SS-Brigadeführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Oberführer = Senior Colonel

SS-Oberführer Collar SS-Oberführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Standartenführer = Colonel

SS-Standartenführer Collar SS-Standartenführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Obersturmbannführer = Lieutenant Colonel

SS-Obersturmbannführer Collar SS-Obersturmbannführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Sturmbannführer = Major 

Collar Arm

SS-Hauptsturmführer = Captain

SS-Hauptsturmführer Collar SS-Hauptsturmführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Obersturmführer = 1st Lieutenant

SS-Obersturmführer Collar SS-Obersturmführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Untersturmführer = 2nd Lieutenant

SS-Untersturmführer Collar SS-Untersturmführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Sturmscharführer = Sergeant Major

SS-Sturmscharführer Collar SS-Sturmscharführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Hauptscharführer = 1st Sergeant

SS-Hauptscharführer Collar SS-Hauptscharführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Oberscharführer = Techical Sergeant

SS-Oberscharführer  Collar SS-Oberscharführer  Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Scharführer = Staff Sergeant

SS-Scharführer Collar SS-Scharführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Unterscharführer = Sergeant

SS-Unterscharführer Collar SS-Unterscharführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Rottenführer = Corporal

SS-Rottenführer Collar SS-Rottenführer Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Sturmmann = Acting Corporal

SS-Sturmmann Collar SS-Sturmmann Arm
Collar Arm

SS-Oberschütze = Private 1st Class

SS-Oberschütze Collar SS-Oberschütze Shoulder
SS-Schütze = Private

SS-Schütze Collar
Collar 

Sources

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