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Wehrmacht Rank


ENLISTED MEN
WEHRMACHT HEER
WAFFEN

Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks   Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks
  Private
Grenadier, Fusilier
SS-Schutze
 
Private 1st Class
Obergrenadier,Oberfusilier
SS-Oberschutze
 Corporal
Gefreiter
SS-Sturmann
Senior Corporal
Obergefreiter
SS-Rottenfuhrer
Senior Corporal
Obergerfreiter
     
Staff Corporal
Stabsgefreiter
     

NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

WEHRMACHT HEER   WAFFEN
Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks   Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks
Sergeant
Unteroffizier
SS-Unterscharfuhrer
Staff Sergeant
Unterfeldwebel
SS-Scharfuhrer
Technical Sergeant
Feldwebel
SS-Oberscharfuhrer
Master Sergeant
Oberfeldwebel
SS-Hauptscharfuhrer
Sergeant Major
Stabsfeldwebel
SS-Sturmscharfuhrer

COMPANY OFFICERS

WEHRMACHT HEER   WAFFEN
Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks   Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks
2nd Lieutenant
Leutnant
SS-Untersturmfuhrer
1st Lieutenant
Oberleutnant
SS-Obersturmfuhrer
Captain
Hauptmann
SS-Hauptsturmfuhrer

FIELD OFFICERS

WEHRMACHT HEER   WAFFEN
Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks   Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks
Major
Major
SS-Sturmbannfuhrer
Lieutenant Colonel
Oberstleutnant
SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer
Colonel
Oberst
SS-Standartenfuhrer
      Sr. Colonel
Oberfuhrer

GENERAL OFFICERS

WEHRMACHT HEER   WAFFEN
Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks   Collar Tabs Shoulder Boards Smock Sleeve Ranks
Brigadier-General
Generalmajor
SS-Oberfuhrer
Major-General
Generalleutnant
SS-Brigadefuhrer
Lieutenant-General
General der (arm)

SS-Gruppenfuhrer
General
General
SS-Obergruppenfuhrer
Field Marshal
Generalfeldmarshall
SS-Oberstgruppenfuhrer
     
      Reichfuhrer-SS

(HIMMLER)

 

WAFFENFARBE

USED AS TRIM ON HATS, COLLAR INSIGNIA AND SHOULDERBOARDS TO SIGNIFY BRANCH OF SERVICE.  IN THE EXAMPLES ABOVE,
BRIGHT RED WAFFENFARBE IS USED.  GO TO THE "UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT" PAGE TO SEE FURTHER EXAMPLES.

Color Type Wehrmacht Heer Waffen
  White Infantry Infantry
  Light Blue Transport & Supply Supply & Technical Services
  Dark Blue Medical Medical
  Black Combat & Const Engineer Engineers
  Gray Blue Specialist Officers NA
  Light Grey Propaganda Troops General Officers
  Brown NA Concentration Camp Guards
  Bright Red Generals, Artillery, Heavy AntiAircraft Artillery
  Crimson General Staff Corps, Veterinary Veterinary Corps
  Pink Armor, Armor Recon Armor, Anti-Tank
  Orange Red Military Police Replacement Services, Engineer Officers
  Wine Red Specialist Service NA
  Orange Ordnance NA
  Gold Yellow Recon, Cavalry Cavalry & Motorized Rcn
  Lemon Yellow Signal Signal & Propaganda Troops
  Light Green Mountain & Light Infantry Mountain Infantry
  Grass Green Armored Infantry Rifle Regiments of SS Police Div