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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ranks and insignia of the Schutzstaffel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ranks and insignia of the Schutzstaffel were a paramilitary rank system used by the German SS, to differentiate the group from the German military, German state, and the Nazi Party.
The original SS ranks were the same as the ranks of the SA, but eventually developed into their own unique titles.
The World War II rank of Oberschütze was denoted by a silver pip worn on a uniform shoulder Oberschütze is a German military rank which was first used in the Bavarian Army of the late 19th century.
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 Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Flyers Corps - Biocrawler
The Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Flyer Corps were a paramiltiary rank system in use by the National Socialist Flyers Corps (NSFK) between the years of 1933 and 1945.
Most ranks of the NSFK were also used by the National Socialist Motor Corps which maintained its own paramilitary rank system.
As with most Nazi paramiltiary groups, rank patches were worn on a single collar opposite a badge of unit membership.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Ranks_and_insignia_of_the_National_Socialist_Flyers_Corps   (153 words)

  
 Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps - Biocrawler
Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps
The Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps (NSKK) were a paramilitary rank system used between the years of 1931 and 1945.
The ranks were based closely on the ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung, of which the NSKK had originally been a part.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Ranks_and_insignia_of_the_National_Socialist_Motor_Corps   (134 words)

  
 Ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
At that time, a simple rank insignia structure was developed for display on the collars of the SA’s brown uniforms.
The SA adopted an expanded system of rank titles and began displaying a version of collar insignia consisting of pips and collar bars to denote rank and position.
The SA also introduced collar unit insignia, worn opposite the badge of rank, as well as a shoulder strap system to denote an SA member as a trooper, leader, or senior leader.
www.music.us /education/R/Ranks-and-insignia-of-the-Sturmabteilung.htm   (482 words)

  
  Major
In several European navies, the rank of Major was used in the sense or form "Pilot-Major" to denote the senior deck officer of a vessel in contrast to the Captain (or Captain General) who was typically an Army officer, with little naval knowledge, assigned to command the mission on which a vessel was embarked.
The rank of Major General arose during the 18th century, and was a shortening of the rank Sergeant Major General.
The color of insignia was gold on silver epaulettes in the infantry and vice versa in the other branches until 1851 when insignia became universally silver on gold for senior officers and gold for the bars of captains and first lieutenants.
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  Usaf Insignia
SS unit insignia - SS unit insignia was a form of uniform insignia used by the S.S. Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps - The Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Motor Corps (NSKK) were a paramilitary rank system used between the years of 1931 and 1945.
The ranks were based closely on the ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung, of which the NSKK had originally been a part.
Insignia - Insignia (the plural of Latin insigne: emblem, symbol) is a symbol or token of personal power, status or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction.
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 Ss
As far as the lower ranks, a large number were killed in combat, were executed by inmates when/if they could get their hands on them, were captured in combat and executed (on the eastern front) or imprisoned and died in Russian camps.
The rest of the lesser ranks simply returned to the chaos that was post-war Germany or other countries, and thus were not formally charged (due to the large numbers of them- the SS) and simply returned to civilian life.
The Ordnungspolizei had a separate system of Orpo rank s and it was possible for Orpo members to hold dual status in both the SS and the Orpo.
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 Oberkommando des Heeres
As the Commander-In-Chief of the German Army inevitably held the rank of a generalfeldmarschall, the vehicle flag for this rank usually was displayed in conjunction with the command flag on the same vehicle.
Ranks and translations of the nicknames Germans gave their vehicles during the war are included.
Sturmabteilung (SA) — storm troopers, not part of the army, basically, in the beginning Hitler's praetorian guard (bodyguard) of "Brown Shirts" as a faction of the Nazi party, later dismissed by the Schutzstaffel (SS).
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 Reference Encyclopedia - SS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Their motto was "Meine Ehre heißt Treue ("My honour is loyalty.") The SS rank system was unique in that it did not copy the terms used in other branches of the Wehrmacht, but instead used the ranks established by the SA.
The Ordnungspolizei had a separate system of Orpo ranks and it was possible for Orpo members to hold dual status in both the SS and the Orpo.
To denote medical corps status, the SS authorized a serpent crest to be worn on the collar patches of SS unit insignia.
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 ooBdoo
Their motto was "Meine Ehre heißt Treue ("My honour is loyalty.") The SS rank system was unique in that it did not copy the terms used in other branches of the Wehrmacht, but instead used the ranks established by the SA.
The Ordnungspolizei had a separate system of Orpo ranks and it was possible for Orpo members to hold dual status in both the SS and the Orpo.
To denote medical corps status, the SS authorized a serpent crest to be worn on the collar patches of SS unit insignia.
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 Ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung (SA) were the first paramilitary rank system to be developed by the Nazi Party in 1920.
Early SS ranks were identical to the SA, since the SS was originally considered a sub-organization of the Sturmabteilung.
In 1932, the year before Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, the SA adopted its final rank and insignia versions which would remain unchanged until the organization ceased to exist at the close of the Second World War.
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 Qwika - National Socialist German Workers Party
The Sturmabteilung (storm troopers) was founded under Hans Ulrich Klintzsch that same year and began a policy of expanding the Nazi Party by way of fear, intimidation, and violent attacks on other political parties.
By 1923, the Nazi party and the SA stormtroopers were considered almost one and the same with the first Nazi paramilitary ranks, those being the ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung, in use.
Such Nazi Party government officials held regular government postings, but also held ranks in the Nazi Party, wore paramilitary uniforms (a wide variety of which existed by this time) and reported to Adolf Hitler both as the Chancellor of Germany and the Führer of the Nazi Party.
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 Ranks and insignia of the Schutzstaffel Biography,info
The ranks and insignia of the Schutzstaffel were a paramilitary rank system used by the German SS, to differentiate the group from the German military, German state, and the Nazi Party.
The original SS ranks were the same as the ranks of the SA, but eventually developed into their own unique titles.
In addition to the regular ranks of the SS, the SS also used a variety of titles which were commonly interchanged with ranks to denote senior levels of responsibility.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_SS_rank   (965 words)

  
 Stabschef Wikipedia, Flickr, Delicious Bash at Bashr.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Initial insignia for Stabschef consisted of an oak leaf patch worn on the collar of the stormtrooper uniform.
Personally designed by R? it was based on the insignia of a Bolivian general (R?served as a German military advisor to Bolivia in the late 1920s).
This remained as the insignia until the end of the war, and the Sturmabteilung, in 1945.
www.bashr.com /en_bio_pics/Stabschef   (362 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Schutzstaffel
The SS was distinguished from the German military, Nazi Party, and German state officials by their own SS ranks, SS unit insignia, and SS uniforms.
The predecesor to the SS was first formed in 1923 as a company of the Sturmabteilung (SA) tasked with protecting senior leaders of the Nazi Party at rallies, speeches and other public events.
Their motto was "Meine Ehre heißt Treue ("My honor is loyalty.") The SS rank system was unique in that it did not copy the terms used in the Wehrmacht, but instead used the ranks of the SA.
www.fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/SS   (5539 words)

  
 Oberscharführer
Oberscharführer was a Nazi Party paramilitary rank that existed between the years of 1932 and 1945.
Translated as “Senior Squad Leader,” Oberscharführer was first used as a rank of the Sturmabteilung (SA) and was created due to an expansion of the enlisted positions required by growing SA membership in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
Initially, the rank of SS-Oberscharführer was equal to its SA counterpart; however, this changed in 1934 following the Night of the Long Knives.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/Oberscharfuhrer.html   (280 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Comparative military ranks
This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations.
Comparisons are made between the different systems used within nations to categorizing the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another.
Vietnamese military ranks and insignia of the People's Army of Vietnam or PAVN
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 Waffen SS - Our Enemy - Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Insignia is a woven eagle and skull cut out and sewn onto a matching gray-green wool trapazoid with a firm backing.
Insignia includes pair of silver twist cord piped collar tabs: silver bullion runic and standard rank tab with three diagonal metal pips; woven-style sleeve eagle; RZM-styled WIKING cuffband; sewn in shoulder boards with fl underlay and white branch color; silver tank destruction badge over an Old Campaigner Chevron with fl backing.
Insignia includes pair of silver twist cord piped collar tabs: three bullion oakleaves on fl velvet backing and screw backs; silver bullion sleeve eagle; sewn in cello-type shoulder boards with intertwined gold and silver cords on a light-gray underlay.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Hitler Youth
A limited amount of cruelty of the older boys toward the younger was tolerated and even encouraged, since it was believed this would weed out the unfit and harden the rest.
Members of the Hitler Youth wore paramilitary uniforms very similar to those of the Nazi Party, and the ranks and insignia of the Hitler Youth were similar to the ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung.
By 1945, the Volkssturm was commonly drafting Hitler Youth members into its ranks as young as 12 years old.
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 Sturmabteilung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The SA ranks would be adopted by several other Nazi Party groups, chief among them the SS.
The term Sturmabteilung originally came from the specialized assault troops used by Germany in 1918 in World War I utilising Hutier tactics.
Instead of a large mass assault, the Sturmabteilung were organized into small teams of a few soldiers each.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Comparative military ranks
This article is a list of various states' armed forces ranking designations.
Comparisons are made between the different systems used within nations to categorizing the hierarchy of an armed force compared to another.
Ranks and insignia of the National Socialist Flyers Corps
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 General Motors Corp
With the outbreak of World War II in 1939, the National Socialist Motor Corps became a target of the Wehrmacht for recruitment since the NSKK possessed knowledge in motorized transport, whereas the bulk of the Wehrmacht relied on horses.
However, you are incorrect that it was not paramilitary as the group was a part of the SA until 1931 and had paramilitary uniforms and ranks almost identical to the SA.
For all ranks ''Oberstaffelführer'' and below, the NSKK displayed a unit collar patch, worn on the right collar, opposite the badge of rank.
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 Us navy rank insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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After commandeur equals the rank insignia here to find a complete list of the fleet admiraal adm. United state navy rank.
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 Ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung - Definition, explanation
Ranks and insignia of the Sturmabteilung - Definition, explanation
In 1928, the SA had adopted an expanded system of rank titles and began displaying a version of collar insignia consisting of pips and collar bars to denote rank and position.
From those ranking Obersturmbannführer and below, a unit collar patch was worn on the right collar, opposite the badge of the rank.
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 ger2
The shoulder boards are the standard version for all officials and the collar insignia, which is directly embroidered to the collar is for Hegeringleiter at Kreis level.
The tunic is set-up for removable insignia- collar tabs and single shoulder board, but later when the regulations changed during the war to 2 shoulder boards, you can see the owner customized it to take 2.
All enlisted ranks were issued these as a drill/work uniform.
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 Shofar FTP Archives: imt/nca/nca-02/nca-02-15-criminality-04-01
THE STURMABTEILUNG (SA) The Sturmabteilung, or SA, is the organization which the world remembers as the "Brown Shirts" or Storm Troops -- the gangsters of the early days of Nazi terrorism.
Since it was first of the organizations created by the Nazis as instru- [Page 134] ments to effectuate their illegal objectives, the SA occupied a place of peculiar importance in the scheme of the conspirators.
Frank, Streicher, von Schirach, and Sauckel each held the position of Obergruppenfuehrer in the SA, a position corresponding to the rank of Lieutenant General; and Bormann was a member of the Staff of the SA High Command.
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