Ss Rank

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Bewerber
... Bewerber ("applicant") was an SS rank used in Nazi Germany from 1942 to 1945 ... The rank of Bewerber was the lowest possible SS rank and was assigned to those personnel who were under consideration for candidacy in the SS ... The rank was most often used in the Allgemeine-SS as a prelude to appointment as an SS-Anwärter ...
Uniforms And Insignia Of The Schutzstaffel - Uniforms Designs and Styles - SS Pre-war Uniforms (1934–1938)
... An event which significantly altered the SS rank and insignia structure was the Night of the Long Knives which occurred in June 1934 ... As a result of SS participation in the purge and execution of the SA leadership, the SS was declared an independent formation of the Nazi Party and several ... The most significant rank change was the creation of an actual rank of Reichsführer-SS (prior to 1934, Himmler had been regarded simply as an SS-Obergruppenführer) ...
SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer - Overview
... which, in turn, is generally seen as the equivalent of four-star rank or army general in other armed forces ... First created in the spring of 1942, the Oberst-Gruppenführer rank was held by four men during the three years of its existence, of which only two held Waffen-SS ... The rank of Oberst-Gruppenführer was conceived originally as a Waffen-SS rank, with the intent being to appoint its holders to be the SS commanders of certain panzer armies ...
Nazi Terminology - H
... "chief squad leader" - an SS rank, the highest enlisted grade in the Allgemeine-SS, equivalent to Master Sergeant ... Hauptsturmführer "chief storm leader" - an SS rank, equivalent to Captain ... "chief troop leader" - an SA and early SS rank, the highest enlisted grade in the SA, equivalent to Sergeant Major ...

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    ‘Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)