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Hitler's EnforcersThe Gestapo and the SS Security Service in the Nazi Revolution$

George C. Browder

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780195104790

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104790.001.0001

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(p.247) Appendix A Table of Comparative Ranks

(p.247) Appendix A Table of Comparative Ranks

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Hitler's Enforcers
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SS

German Army

U.S. Army

German Police

Reichsführer SS

Generalfeldmarschall

General of Army

Chef der Deutschen Polizei

Oberstgruppenführer

Generaloberst

Generaloberst der Polizei

Obergruppenführer

General

General

General der Polizei

Gruppenfuhrer

Generalleutnant

Lieutenant General

Generalleutnant der Polezei

Brigadefuhrer

Generalmajor

Major General

Generalmajor der Polizei

Oberführer

Brigadier General

Standartenführer

Oberst

Colonel

Oberst der Schupo

Reichskriminaldirektor

Obersturmbannfuhrer

Oberstleutnant

Lieutenant Colonel

Oberstleutnant der Schupo

Oberregierungs-und Kriminalrat

Sturmbannfuhrer

Major

Major

Major der Schupo

Regierungs-und Kriminalrat

Kriminaldirektor

Hauptsturmführer

Hauptmann

Captain

Hauptmann der Schupo

Kriminalrat

Obersturmführer

Oberleutnant

First Lieutenant

Oberleutnant der Schupo

Kriminalkommissar

Kriminaloberinspektor

Untersturmführer

Leutnant

Second Lieutenant

Leutnant der Schupo

Kriminalinspektor

Sturmscharführer

Stabsfeldwebel

Master Sergeant

Obermeister

Kriminalobersekretar

Meister

Kriminalsekretar

Truppenführer/

Oberfeldwebel

Tech Sergeant

Hauptwachtmeister

Hauptscharführer

Kriminaloberassistent

Oberscharführer

Feldwebel

Staff Sergeant

Kriminalassistant

Scharfuhrer

Unterfeldwebel

Sergeant

Oberwachtmeister

Kriminalassistant

Unterscharführer

Obergefreiter

Corporal

Wachtmeister

Kriminalassistant Anwarter

Rottenführer

Gefreiter

Private, First Class

Rottwachtmeister

Sturmmann

Obersoldat

Unterwachtmeister

SS-Mann

Schütze/Soldat

Private

Anwarter

Anwarter

Recruit

Note: Police ranks underwent changes during the period 1932–1937, and they cannot be consistently correlated with military or even SS ranks. Correlations here are approximate.

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