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General der Flieger (en: General of the aviators) was a General of the branch rank of the Deutsche Luftwaffe (en: German Air Force) in Nazi Germany. Until the end of World War II in 1945, this particular general officer rank was on three-star level (OF-8), equivalent to a US Lieutenant general.

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The General of the branch ranks of the Luftwaffe were in 1945:

  • General of parachute troops
  • General of anti-aircraft artillery
  • General der Flieger / General of the aviators
  • General of air force communications troops
  • General of the air force
  • The rank was equivalent to the General of the branch ranks of the Heer (Army) as follows:

    Heer
  • General of artillery
  • General of mountain troops
  • General of infantry
  • General of cavalry
  • General of the communications troops
  • General of panzer troops (armoured troops)
  • General of engineers
  • General of the medical corps
  • General of the veterinary corps
  • Other services

    The rank was also equivalent to the German three-star ranks:

  • Admiral of the Kriegsmarine, equivalent to (US Vice admiral) and
  • SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS in the Waffen-SS.
  • A

  • Alexander Andrae (1888–1979)
  • B

  • Karl Barlen (1890–1956)
  • Hellmuth Bieneck (1887–1972)
  • Karl-Heinrich Bodenschatz (1890–1979)
  • Walter Boenicke (1895–1947)
  • Rudolf Bogatsch (1891–1970)
  • Alfred Bülowius (1892–1968)
  • C

  • Friedrich Christiansen (1879–1972)
  • Friedrich Cochenhausen (1879–1946)
  • Joachim Coeler (1891–1955)
  • D

  • Heinrich Danckelmann (1887–1947)
  • Paul Deichmann (1898–1981)
  • Egon Doerstling (1890–1965)
  • Eduard Dransfeld (1883–1964)
  • Karl Drum (1893–1968)
  • E

  • Karl Eberth (1877–1952)
  • F

  • Hellmuth Felmy (1885–1965)
  • Martin Fiebig (1891–1947)
  • Johannes Fink (1895–1981)
  • Veit Fischer (1890–1966)
  • Helmuth Förster (1889–1965)
  • Stefan Fröhlich (1889–1978)
  • Heribert Fütterer (1894–1963)
  • G

  • Hans Geisler (1891–1966)
  • Ulrich Grauert (1889–1941) later promoted to Generaloberst
  • H

  • Wilhelm Haehnelt (1875–1946)
  • Hans Halm (1879–1957)
  • Friedrich-Carl Hanesse (1892–1975)
  • Willi Harmjanz (1893–1983)
  • Otto Hoffmann von Waldau (1898–1943)
  • J

  • Hans Jeschonnek (1899–1943), then a Generaloberst (1942)
  • K

  • Josef Kammhuber (1896–1986)
  • Erich Karlewski (1874–1947)
  • Gustav Kastner-Kirdorf (1881–1945)
  • Leonhard Kaupisch (1878–1945)
  • Albert Kesselring (1885–1960) later promoted to Generalfeldmarschall
  • Ulrich Kessler (1894–1983)
  • Karl Kitzinger (1886–1962)
  • Waldemar Klepke (1882–1945)
  • Robert Knauss (1892–1955)
  • Karl Koller (1898–1951)
  • Werner Kreipe (1904–1967)
  • L

  • Otto Langemeyer (1883–1950)
  • Hermann von der Lieth-Thomsen (1867–1942)
  • M

  • Alfred Mahnke (1888–1979)
  • Wilhelm Mayer (1886–1950)
  • Rudolf Meister (1897–1958)
  • Erhard Milch (1892–1972) later promoted to Generalfeldmarschall
  • Max Mohr (1884–1966)
  • Walter Musshoff (1885–1971)
  • P

  • Erich Petersen (1889–1963)
  • Kurt Pflugbeil (1890–1955)
  • Maximilian Ritter von Pohl (1893–1951)
  • Richard Putzier (1890–1979)
  • Q

  • Erich Quade (1883–1959)
  • R

  • Georg Rieke (1894–1970)
  • Hans Ritter (1893–1991)
  • S

  • Hugo Schmidt (1885–1964)
  • Wilhelm Schubert (1879–1972)
  • Julius Schulz (1889–1975)
  • Karl Friedrich Schweickhard (1883–1968)
  • Hans-Georg von Seidel (1891–1955)
  • Hans Seidemann (1902–1967)
  • Hans Siburg (1893–1976)
  • Wilhelm Speidel (1895–1970)
  • V

  • Albert Vierling (1887–1969)
  • W

  • Bernhard Waber (1884–1945)
  • Walther Wecke (1885–1943)
  • Rudolf Wenninger (1890–1945)
  • Helmuth Wilberg (1880–1941)
  • Wilhelm Wimmer (1889–1973)
  • Bodo von Witzendorff (1876–1943)
  • Ludwig Wolff (1886–1950)
  • Z

  • Konrad Zander (1883–1947)
  • References

    General der Flieger Wikipedia


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