General der Flakartillerie

General der Flakartillerie (en: General of anti-aircraft artillery) was a General of the branch rank of the 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.

General of the Anti-aircraft Artillery
General der Flakartillerie
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Country Nazi Germany
Service branch Luftwaffe
RankThree-star
NATO rankOF-8
Non-NATO rankO-9
Formation1939
Abolished1945
Next higher rankGeneraloberst
Next lower rankGeneralleutnant
Equivalent ranksSee list

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

The rank was equivalent to the General of the branch ranks of the Heer (army) as follows:

Heer
junior Rank
Generalleutnant
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(German officer rank)
General der Flakartillerie

senior Rank
Generaloberst
Other services

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

List of officers who were General der FlakartillerieEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Horst-Adalbert Koch: Flak - Die Geschichte der deutschen Flakartillerie und der Einsatz der Luftwaffenhelfer, 2. Auflage, Podzun Verlag, Bad Nauheim 1965