What is Oberfeldwebel English?

What is Oberfeldwebel English?

What is Oberfeldwebel English?

• Oberfeldwebel. → staff sergeanttechnical sergeantsergeant.

What rank is a German Feldwebel?

Feldwebel is a German military rank which has existed since at least the 18th century with usage as a title dating to the Middle Ages. The word Feldwebel is usually translated as sergeant being rated OR-6 in the NATO rank comparison scale, equivalent to the British Army Sergeant and the US Army Staff Sergeant.

What rank was UFFZ?

The equivalent in the United States Army and United States Marine Corps is OR-5 sergeant. However, Unteroffizier is also the collective name for all non-commissioned officers….

Abbreviation Uffz (U)
Rank Unteroffiziere ohne Portepee grade
NATO rank code OR-5b
Non-NATO rank E-5

What rank is Oberfeldwebel?

Rank Unteroffiziere mit Portepee grade
NATO rank code OR-6
Pay grade A 7mA
Formation 1920 (historic) 1957

What rank is oberleutnant?

lieutenant officer rank
Oberleutnant (OF-1a) is the highest lieutenant officer rank in the armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr), the Austrian Armed Forces, and the Military of Switzerland.

Is NCO a high rank?

A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not pursued a commission. Non-commissioned officers usually earn their position of authority by promotion through the enlisted ranks. (Non-officers, which includes most or all enlisted personnel, are of lower rank than any officer.)

What is an Oberfeldwebel in the Wehrmacht?

Within the Reichswehr, Oberfeldwebel was taken over as second-highest Protégée-NCO rank by the German Wehrmacht in 1935. In the military branch cavalry, artillery and anti-aircraft artillery it was called Oberwachtmeister. The equivalent rank to the Oberfeldwebel in the Waffen-SS was the SS-Hauptscharführer from 1938 until 1945.

What does Hauptfeldwebel stand for?

The appointment of Hauptfeldwebel (Company sergeant major/First sergeant) could be held by Stabsfeldwebels or Oberfeldwebels only. NCOs of a lower rank ( Feldwebel, Unterfeldwebel, Unteroffizier) holding this position were titled Hauptfeldwebeldiensttuer (i.e. acting Hauptfeldwebel).

What does Kadet-Feldwebel stand for?

In the k.u.k. Austro-Hungarian Army Feldwebel was equivalent to: Kadett-Feldwebel (en: Cadet-Master-Sergeant).

What is a Feldwebel in the Wehrmacht?

After World War I, in the German Reichswehr and Wehrmacht, the Feldwebel rank group was divided into several grades: Stabsfeldwebel (special rank reserved for 25-year volunteers only). Feldwebel and above were Unteroffiziere mit Portepee (Senior NCOs); Unterfeldwebel and Unteroffiziere were Unteroffiziere ohne Portepee (Junior NCOs).