General (Germany)

General (Germany)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. General is presently the highest rank of the German Army (Heer) and Luftwaffe (Air Force). It is the equivalent to the rank of Admiral in the German Navy (Deutsche Marine).The German rank of General most likely saw its first use within the religious orders of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation, albeit in modified forms and usage from the current understanding of General. By the 16th century, with the rise of standing armies, the German states had begun to appoint Generals from the nobility to lead armies in battle.A standard rank system was developed during the Thirty Years War, with the highest rank of General usually reserved for the ruling sovereign (e.g. the Kaiser or Elector) and the actual field commander holding the rank of Generalleutnant. Feldmarschall washow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136587033
  • 9786136587035