Schiitze Private Oberschiitze Private 1st Class Gefreiter Acting Corporal Obergefreiter Corporal Unterojfizier Sergeant Unterfeldwebel Staff sergeant Fahnrich Officer candidate Feldwebel Technical sergeant Oberfeldwebel Master sergeant Oberfahnrich Senior Officer candidate Stabsfeldwebel Sergeant Major Leutnant 2d Lieutenant Oberleutnant 1st Lieutenant Hauptmann Captain Major Major Oberstleutnant Lieutenant-Colonel Oberst Colonel Generalmajor Brigadier General Generalleutnant Major-General General der Infanterie (etc.) Lieutenant-General Generaloberst General Generalfeldmarschall General of the army

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