Register of SS-Leaders in general's rank

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The Register of SS-Leaders in general's rank includes the members of the Allgemeine SS and Waffen-SS, in line with the appropriate SS seniority list (Dienstaltersliste der Waffen-SS) from July 1, 1944. It contains (incomplete) further SS Honour leaders (SS-Ehrenführer) and SS-Rank leaders for special duty (SS-Rangführer zur besonderen Verwendung), short for SS Honour – and rank leaders (SS-Ehren- und Rangführer).

List SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer[edit]

SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer (literal: SS-Colonel group leader), short SS-Obstgruf, was from 1942 to 1945 the highest commissioned rank in the Schutzstaffel (SS), with the exception of Reichsführer-SS. SS-Obstgruf was comparable to four-star ranks in English speaking armed forces (today equivalent to NATO OF-9).

Rank insignia
Shoulder strap
(Waffen-SS)
camouflage (Waffen-SS, Wehrmacht)
Gorget patch (Ordnungspolizei 1942–1945)
Shoulder strap (Ordnungspolizei, Sicherheitspolizei, Sicherheitsdienst)
Name Assignment Birth and death Comments
Kurt Daluege Chief of the Ordnungspolizei 1897 – 1946 also: Generaloberst der Polizei (Colonel general of the police); executed
Josef Dietrich (also: Sepp Dietrich) Supreme commander 6th Panzer Army 1892 – 1966 also: Generaloberst der Waffen-SS (Colonel general of the Waffen-SS)
Paul Hausser (also: Papa Hausser) Supreme commander Army Group "Oberrhein" (Heeresgruppe "Oberrhein") 1880 – 1972 also: Generaloberst der Waffen-SS
Franz Xaver Schwarz Reichsschatzmeister der NSDAP (Reich's tresurer of the Nazi Party) 1875 – 1947 in the internment camp until 1947

List SS-Obergruppenführer[edit]

SS-Obergruppenführer (literal: SS-Senior group leader), short SS-Ogruf, was the second highest commissioned rank in the SS, comparable to three-star ranks in English speaking armed forces (today equivalent to NATO OF-8).

Rank insignia
Gorget patch
(until April 1942
Allgemeine SS and Waffen-SS)
Gorget patches
(1942–1945
Allgemeine SS and Waffen-SS)
Shoulder board
(Waffen-SS)
camouflage
(Waffen-SS, Wehrmacht)
Gorget patch (Ordnungspolizei 1942–1945)
Shoulder strap (Ordnungspolizei, Sicherheitspolizei, Sicherheitsdienst)
Name Assignment Birth and death Comments
Friedrich Alpers (also: Fritz Alpers) Generalforstmeister (General forest supervisor) and Secretary of state in the Reichsforstamt (Reich's forest office) 1901–1944 suicide in 1944, while in US custody
Max Amann SS-Ehren- und Rangführer (SS Honour – and Rank leader) 1891–1957 labour camp until 1953
Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski (also: Erich von dem Bach) Chef der Bandenkampfverbände (Chief of the "bandit" fighting formations) 1899–1972 also: General der Waffen-SS und General der Polizei (General of the Waffen-SS and General of the police); 1958–1972 imprisoned
Herbert Backe SS-Ehrenführer (SS Honour leader); Reichsminister für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (Reich's secretary of nutrition and agriculture) 1896–1947 suicide
Gottlob Berger Chief of the SS-Hauptamt (SS Main office) 1896–1975 also: General der Waffen-SS (General of the Waffen-SS); until 1951 imprisoned
Theodor Berkelmann Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer (Higher SS- and police leader) in the Reichsgau Wartheland 1894–1943 also: General der Polizei (General of the police)
Werner Best Deputy of Reinhard Heydrich in the Reichssicherheitshauptamt(Reich Main Security Office) ; Reichsbevollmächtigter (plenipotentiary) in Danmark 1903–1989 imprisoned until 1951
Wilhelm Bittrich Commanding general II SS Panzer Corps 1894–1979 also: General der Waffen-SS; interned in Marseille 1948–1953
Ernst Wilhelm Bohle SS-Ehrenrang; head of the NSDAP Auslandsorganisation(Nazi Party Foreign organisation) 1903–1960 imprisoned until 1949
Martin Bormann SS-Ehrenrang; head of the Parteikanzlei der NSDAP(NSDAP Party Chancellery) 1900–1945 suicide
Philipp Bouhler SS-Ehrenrang; Chief of Kanzlei des Führers (Hitler's Chancellery) 1899–1945 suicide
Franz Breithaupt Chief Hauptamt SS-Gericht (Main Office SS-Court) 1880–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; murdered
Walter Buch SS-Ehrenrang; Highest party judge of the NSDAP 1883–1949 suicide
Josef Bürckel Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS (Personal Staff Reichsführer SS) 1895–1944
Leonardo Conti Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; German / Swiss physician, Reich's health leader 1900–1945 suicide
Richard Walther Darré SS-Ehrenrang; Chief Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt (Race - and Settlement Main Office); Reich's Minister; Reich's Farmers Leader 1895–1953 imprisoned until 1950
Karl Maria Demelhuber Commander in Chief Armed forces staff East Coast 1896–1988 also: General der Waffen-SS
Otto Dietrich SS-Ehrenrang; Reich's press chief of the NSDAP 1897–1952 imprisoned until 1950
Karl von Eberstein (also: Friedrich Karl von Eberstein) Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer South 1894–1979 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Joachim Albrecht Eggeling SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Halle-Merseburg 1884–1945 suicide
Theodor Eicke Commander SS Division Totenkopf 1892–1943 also: General der Waffen-SS; killed in action
August Eigruber SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Upper Danube 1907–1947 executed in Landsberg
Karl Fiehler SS-Ehrenrang; Lord Mayor of Munich 1895–1969 interned until 1949
Albert Forster SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Danzig 1902–1952 executed in Warsaw
August Frank Staff Oberkommando des Heeres 1898–1984 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; imprisoned until 1954
Karl Hermann Frank Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Bohemia and Moravia 1898–1946 also: General der Polizei; executed in Prague
Herbert Gille (also: Herbert Otto Gille) Commanding general IV SS Panzer Corps 1897–1966 also: General der Waffen-SS
Curt von Gottberg Commanding general XII SS Army Corps 1896–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Ernst-Robert Grawitz Reich's physician of the SS- and police 1899–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Ulrich Greifelt Chief of Staff to the Stabshauptamt des Reichskommissars für die Festigung deutschen Volkstums (Main Staff Office of the Reich's Commissioner for Strengthening of the German Nationality) 1896–1949 also: General der Polizei; imprisoned until 1949
Arthur Greiser SS-Ehrenrang; Reich's Governor; Gauleiter NSDAP Wartheland 1897–1946 executed in Posen
Karl Gutenberger (de) Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer West 1905–1961 also: General der Waffen; imprisoned until 1953
Karl Hanke SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; Supreme President and Gauleiter NSDAP; last Reichsführer-SS 1903–1945 slayed
August Heissmeyer Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Spree; Chief SS-Hauptamt; Chief Hauptamt Dienststelle Heissmeyer (Main Office Division Heißmeyer) 1897–1979 also: General der Waffen-SS
Wolf-Heinrich Graf von Helldorff SS-Ehrenrang; Chief Constable of Potsdam, later Berlin 1896–1944 contacts to resistance circles, executed in Berlin-Plötzensee
Konrad Henlein SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP; Sudetes Country 1898–1945 suicide
Maximilian von Herff Chief SS-Personalhauptamt (SS Main Recruitment Office) 1893–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS
Rudolf Hess SS-Ehrenrang; Deputy of Adolf Hitler 1894–1987 imprisoned until 1987; suicide
Reinhard Heydrich Chief Reichssicherheitshauptamt 1939-1942 1904–1942 also: General der Polizei; assassinated in Prague
Friedrich Hildebrandt SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; Gauleiter NSDAP 1898–1948 executed in Landsberg
Richard Hildebrandt Chief Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt 1897–1952 also: General der Waffen; executed in Polen
Hermann Höfle Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Slovakia 1898–1947 also: General Waffen-SS und der Polizei; executed in Bratislava
Otto Hofmann Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer South West; Chief SS-Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt 1896–1982 also: General der Polizei; imprisoned 1945–1954
Friedrich Jeckeln Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Upper Silesia 1889–1946 also: General der Polizei; executed in Riga
Hugo Jury Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1887–1945 suicide
Hans Jüttner Chief SS-Führungshauptamt (SS Main Office) 1894–1965 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned until 1950
Ernst Kaltenbrunner Chief Reichssicherheitshauptamt 1943-1945 1903–1946 also: General der Waffen-SS; executed
Hans Kammler SS-Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungshauptamt, Chef Amt C (Bauwesen) SS Main Management – and Administration Office, Chief Office division C (Construction) 1901–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Jürgen von Kamptz Commander in Chief of the Ordnungspolizei in Italy 1891–1954 also: General der Polizei
Karl Kaufmann SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS, Gauleiter NSDAP Hamburg 1900–1966 imprisoned until 1949 and 1950
Georg Keppler acting on behalf of the Commanding general III SS Panzer Corps 1894–1966 also: General der Waffen-SS; interned until 1948
Wilhelm Keppler SS-Ehrenrang; industrialist 1882–1960 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned until 1951
Dietrich Klagges SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS Ministers President Free State Brunswick 1891–1971 imprisoned until 1957
Matthias Kleinheisterkamp Commanding general XI SS Army Corps 1893–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Kurt Knoblauch SS-Führungshauptamt, Chief Office division B 1885–1952 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned1949–1951
Wilhelm Koppe Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer East 1896–1975 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned 1960–1962
Paul Körner SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; Undersecretary in Prussia 1893–1957 imprisoned until 1951
Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger Commanding general V SS Mountain Corps; Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer East 1894–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Walter Krüger Commanding general VI SS Army Corps 1890–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; suicide
Hans Heinrich Lammers SS-Ehrenrang; Chief of the German Reich's Chancellery (Reichskanzlei) 1879–1962 imprisoned until 1951
Hartmann Lauterbacher SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS, deputy Reich's Youth Leader (Reichjugendführer); Gauleiter NSDAP South Hannover – Brunswick 1909–1988 interned until 1947
Werner Lorenz SS-Ehrenrang; Chief SS-Hauptamt (SS Main Office) 1891–1974 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned until 1955
Benno Martin Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Main 1893–1975 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; interned until 1948; imprisonment 1953, absolved
Heinrich von Maur SS-Ehrenrang; Stab Upper Sector South West 1863–1947 also: General of the Artillery
Emil Mazuw Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Baltic Sea 1900–1987 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned until 1951
Wilhelm Murr SS-Ehrenrang; Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; President of the exerservicemen organisation Württemberg 1888–1945 suicide
Konstantin von Neurath SS-Ehrenrang; German Reich's foreign minister of Bohemia and Moravia 1873–1956 imprisoned until 1954
Carl Oberg Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Paris 1897–1965 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; imprisoned until 1962
Günther Pancke Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Danmark 1899–1973 also: General der Polizei; imprisoned until 1953
Karl Pfeffer-Wildenbruch SS-Führungshauptamt; Commanding general in Hungary 1888–1971 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Artur Phleps Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Transylvania; Rumanian / German officer 1881–1944 also: General der Waffen-SS; killed in action
Oswald Pohl Chief SS-Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungshauptamt 1892–1951 also: General der Waffen-SS; executed in Landsberg
Hans-Adolf Prützmann German general attorney in Croatia and Inspector general counter-espionage 1901–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; suicide
Rudolf Querner Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Centre 1893–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; suicide
Friedrich Rainer Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1903–1947
Hanns Albin Rauter Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer North East 1895–1949 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; executed
Wilhelm Rediess Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer East Prussia 1900–1949 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Wilhelm Reinhard Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1869–1955 also: General der Waffen-SS
Joachim von Ribbentrop SS-Ehrenrang; German Reich's foreign minister 1893–1946 executed
Erwin Rösener Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Alpes Country 1902–1946 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; executed
Ernst Sachs Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1880–1956 also: General der Waffen-SS
Fritz Sauckel SS-Ehrenrang; General attorney to deployment of labour 1894–1946 executed
Paul Scharfe temporary Chief Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt 1876–1942
Julius Schaub SS-Ehrenrang; Personal chief adjutant of Adolf Hitler 1898–1967 interned until 1949
Gustav Adolf Scheel Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1907–1979 interned until 1948
Fritz Schlessmann Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1899–1964 imprisoned until 1950
Ernst-Heinrich Schmauser Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Lower Silesia 1890–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; missing in action
Walter Schmitt (SS general) (de) Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1879–1945 also: General der Waffen-SS; executed in Dablice (Czchoslovakia)
Oskar Schwerk Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS; Country leader Reich's war veteran organisation (Reichs Kriegerbund) 1869–1950
Arthur Seyss-Inquart SS-Ehrenrang; Reichsstatthalter Österreichs 1892–1946 executed
Felix Steiner III SS Panzer Corps 1896–1966 also: General der Waffen-SS
Wilhelm Stuckart SS-Ehrenrang; undersecretary in the German Reich's Ministry of Interior 1902–1953
Siegfried Taubert Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS 1880–1946 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Fritz Wächtler SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Bavarian East Mark 1891–1945 shot death by SS-Men
Karl Wahl SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Swabia 1892–1981 imprisoned until 1949
Josias, Hereditary Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Fulda-Werra 1896–1967 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; imprisoned until 1950
Paul Wegener SS-Ehrenrang; Gauleiter NSDAP Weser-Ems 1904–1993 imprisoned until 1951
Fritz Weitzel Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer West, leader North 1904–1940
Otto Winkelmann Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Hungary 1894–1977 also: General der Waffen-SS; interned until 1948
Karl Wolff Chief Persönlicher Stabe Reichsführer SS; Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Italien 1900–1984 also: General der Waffen-SS; imprisoned1945–1949 and 1964–1969
Udo von Woyrsch Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Elbe 1895–1983 imprisoned 1945–1952 and 1957–1960
Alfred Wünnenberg Commander of a Police Division, Chief Ordnungspolizei 1891–1963 also: General der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; interned until 1947

List SS-Gruppenführer[edit]

SS-Gruppenführer (literal: SS-Group leader), short SS-Gruf, was the third highest commissioned rank in the SS, comparable to two-star ranks in English speaking armed forces (today equivalent to NATO OF-7.

Rank insignia
Gorget patch
until April 1942
(Allgemeine SS and Waffen-SS)
Gorget patches
1942–1945
(Allgemeine SS, Waffen-SS)
Shoulder board
(Waffen-SS)
camouflage
(Waffen-SS, Wehrmacht)
Gorget patch (Ordnungspolizei 1942–1945)
Shoulder board (Ordnungspolizei, Sicherheitspolizei, Sicherheitsdienst)
Name Assignment Birth and death Comments
Ludolf-Hermann von Alvensleben (also: Bubi von Alvensleben) Höherer SS- und Parteiführer "Elbe" (Higher SS- and police leader) 1901–1970 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei (Lieutenant general of the Waffen-SS and of the Police)
Rūdolfs Bangerskis Latvian general and War ministry; Inspector general of the Latvian SS-Formations 1878–1958 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS (Lieutenant general of the Waffen-SS)
Georg-Henning von Bassewitz-Behr Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer region North Sea 1900–1949 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Hans Baur Commander flying squadron of the Führer 1897–1993 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei
Max von Behr SS-Commanding officer of Berlin 1879–1951 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Carl Blumenreuter Office Reich's physician of the SS and police, Master medical ordnance (Sanitäts-Feldzeugmeister) 1881–1969 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Adolf von Bomhard Head of the police in Reichskommissariat Ukraine 1891–1976 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei
Walter Braemer Nazi criminal responsible for mass murders of the civilian population 1883–1955 also: General of the Cavalry
Karl Brandt (also: Karl Jakob Heinrich Brenner) SS-Führungshauptamt (SS-Command and control main office) , physician of the euthanasia 1881–1948 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; executed
Karl Jakob Heinrich Brenner Commander police battle group Brenne (Polizei-Kampfgruppe Brenner) 1895–1954 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei
Lothar Debes Commander in chief of the Waffen-SS Italy 1895–1960 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Hermann Fegelein SS-Führungshauptamt, Chief Office division VI 1906–1945 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Josef Fitzthum Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Albania 1896–1945 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Karl Gebhardt Office Reich's physician of the SS and Police, Head clinician 1897–1948 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; executed
Karl Genzken SS-Führungshauptamt, Chief office division D; physician 1895–1957 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; imprisoned 1945–1954
Richard Glücks SS-Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungshauptamt (SS-Management and administration main office), Chief office division D 1898–1945 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
József Grassy Commander 25th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS "Hunyadi" 1894–1946 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Leo von Jena Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS (Personal staff Reichsführer SS) , À la suite SS-Gruppenführer und Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS 1876–1957
Fritz Katzmann Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Vistula 1906–1957 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Heinz Lammerding Chief of staff Supreme command Army Group Vistula (Heeresgruppe Weichsel) 1905–1971 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Georg Lörner SS-Wirtschafts- und Verwaltungshauptamt, Chief Office division B 1899–1959 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; imprisoned 1945–1954
Otto Ohlendorf Commander in Chief Task Group D (Task groups Sicherheitspolizei and SD) 1907–1951 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei; executed
Werner Ostendorff Chief of staff Supreme Command Army Group Upper Rhine 1903–1945 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Leo Petri SS-Führungshauptamt, Chief Office division III 1876–1961 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Hermann Priess Commanding general I SS Panzer Corps 1901–1985 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Carl Friedrich von Pückler-Burghauss Commander in Chief of the Waffen-SS Bohemia and Moravia 1886–1945 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Heinz Reinefarth Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Warthe 1903–1979 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Hans-Joachim Riecke 1933 member of the German Reichstag; Reichskommissar of Schaumburg-Lippe 1899-1986 1933-1936 Staatsminister of Lippe
Karl-Gustav Sauberzweig SS-Führungshauptamt 1899–1944 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; suicide
Walter Schimana Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer in Greece and Vine 1898–1946 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; suicide
Fritz von Scholz Commander 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division "Nordland" 1896–1944 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS; killed in action
Otto Schumann (also: Heinrich Eduard Otto Schumann) Commander of the SS-Oberabschnitt West, in Düsseldorf 1886-1952 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei
Otto Schwab Commander Artillery School 1889–1959 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Max Simon Commanding general XIII SS Army Corps 1899–1961 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Jakob Sporrenberg higher police leader in Minsk, Belarus and Lublin, Poland 1902-1952 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei; sentenced to death
Walter Staudinger Higher artillery commander 6th SS Panzer Army 1898–1964 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Bruno Streckenbach Commander 19th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS 1902–1977 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Jürgen Stroop Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer Rhine West Mark 1895–1952 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS und der Polizei; executed
Karl von Fischer-Treuenfeld 1885–1946 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Harald Turner Deputy chief SS-Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt (SS-Race- and settlement main office) 1891–1947
Otto Wächter (also: Baron Otto Gustav von Wächter) Governor of the district of Kraków in the General Government 1901–1949 also: Generalleutnant der Waffen-SS
Friedrich Weber instructor in veterinary medicine at the University of Munich 1892–1955
Richard Wendler Governor of new District Lublin in the General Government 1898–1972 also: Generalleutnant der Polizei
Curt Wittje (also: Kurt Wittje)
  • Member of the German Reichstag
  • Chief SS-Hauptamt (SS Main office)
1894–1947 discharged from the SS, November 12, 1938

List SS-Brigadeführer[edit]

SS-Brigadeführer (literal: SS-Brigade leader), short SS-Brif, was the lowest general rank in the SS, comparable to one-star ranks in English speaking armed forces (today equivalent to NATO OF-6.

Rank insignia
Gorget patch
until April 1942
(Allgemeine SS and Waffen-SS)
Gorget patches
1942–1945
(Allgemeine SS, Waffen-SS)
Shoulder board
(Waffen-SS)
camouflage
(Waffen-SS, Wehrmacht)
Gorget patch (Ordnungspolizei 1942–1945)
Shoulder board (Ordnungspolizei, Sicherheitspolizei, Sicherheitsdienst)
Name Assignment Birth and death Remark
Heinrich Otto Abetz German ambassador to Vichy France during World War II 1903–1958 also: convicted war criminal
Franz Augsberger 20th Waffen-SS Grenadier Division 1905–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS (Major general of the Waffen-SS); killed in action
Werner Ballauff Commander SS-Waffen-Junker-School Braunschweig 1890–1973 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Hellmuth Becker Commander 3rd SS-Panzer Division Totenkopf 1902–1953 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Curt Brasack IV SS Panzer Corps, artillery-commander also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Karl Burk Commander 15th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS 1898–1963 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Friedrich Karl Dermietzel Army physician 6th SS Panzer Army 1899–1981 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Christoph Diehm Member of the German Reichstag; SS-Hauptamt (SS Main Office) 1892–1960 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Gustav Diesterweg Commander SS-Waffen-Technische Lehranstalt (SS Weapon technical training centre) 1875–19?? also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Werner Dörffler-Schuband SS-Führungshauptamt (SS Main Command and Control Office), Chef Amt XI (Chief Office divisino XI)
Wilhelm von Dufais Chief communications
Ernst Otto Fick SS-Hauptamt (SS Main Office), Inspector W.E. 1898–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Fritz Freitag Commander 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS 1894–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS und der Polizei (Major general of the Waffen-SS and of the police); suicide
Heinrich Gärtner SS-Führungshauptamt, Chief Office division VIII 1889–1963 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Werner Gerlach SS-Ehrenrang (SS Honour Rank); Persönlicher Stab Reichsführer SS (Personal Staff Reichsführer-SS) 1891–1963
Bruno Goedicke SS-Commanding officer of Vienna
Hermann Haertel Rasse- und Siedlungshauptamt (Race- and Settlement Main Office)
Desiderius Hampel Commander 13th Waffen Mountain Division of the SS "Handschar" 1895–1981 Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Peter Hansen Artillery commander 1896–1967
Heinz Harmel Commander 10th SS Panzer Division "Frundsberg" 1906–2000 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Karl Herrmann collocated to Höherer SS- und Polizeiführer (Higher SS- and police leader) Adriatic Coast
Alfred Karrasch Commander SS Training Area Bohemia also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Adolf Katz Politician (NSDAP); Chief Constable 1899–1980 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Wilhelm Keilhaus SS-Führungshauptamt, Inspector Intelligence and Chief Communications 1898–1977 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Gottfried Klingemann Reichssicherheitshauptamt 1884–1953 discharged from the Waffen-SS May 31, 1944
Fritz Kraemer Commander 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" 1900–1959 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
Gustav Krukenberg Inspector of the French Waffen-SS Voluntary formations 1888–1980 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Christian Peter Kryssing III (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps 1891–1976 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; Dane
Wilhelm Küper Inspector General of food service
Otto Kumm 1909–2004 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Gustav Lombard Commander 8th SS Cavalry Division "Florian Geyer" 1895–1992 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Kurt Meyer Commander 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" 1910–1961 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Wilhelm Mohnke 1911–2001 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Kurt-Peter Müller Corps physician V SS Mountain Corps 1894–1993 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Walther Neblich Commander SS-Automotive training center
Karl von Oberkamp SS-Führungshauptamt, Inspector In2 and In6 1893–1947 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Ernst Rode Chief of staff to the Chef Bandenkampfverbände (Chief of formations to break up bands) 1894–1955 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Bruno Rothardt Corps physician II SS Panzer Corps
Joachim Rumohr Commander 8th SS Cavalry Division "Florian Geyer" 1910–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; suicide
Fritz Schmedes Commander 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division 1894–1952 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS und der Polizei
August Schmidhuber Commander 21st Waffen Mountain Division of the SS "Skanderbeg" 1901–1947 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; executed
Otto Schottenheim Staff SS-Oberabschnitt (SS Supreme Sector) Main burgomaster of Regensburg 1890–1980
Franz Schwarz Staff SS-Oberabschnitt South 1899–1960
Hans Schwedler SS-Führungshauptamt
Franz Six (also: Franz Alfred Six) Reichssicherheitshauptamt 1909–1975 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
August-Willhelm Trabandt Commander 18th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division "Horst Wessel" 1891–1968 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Friedrich Tscharmann SS-Führungshauptamt 1871–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Herbert-Ernst Vahl SS-Führungshauptamt, Inspection SS Armoured troops 1896–1944 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Anton Vogler SS-Commanding officer of Munich 1882–19??
Bernhard Voss SS-Führungshauptamt
Jürgen Wagner Commander 4th SS Volunteer Panzer Grenadier Brigade "Nederland" 1901–1947 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; executed
Theodor Wisch Commander 1st SS Panzer Division "Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler" 1907–1995 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS
Fritz Witt Commander 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" 1908–1944 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; killed in action
Gustav Adolf von Wulffen (also: Gustav-Adolf von Wulffen)
  • Stab Reichsführer-SS
  • Commander Infantry-Division "Potsdam"
1878–1945 also: Generalmajor
August Zehender Commander 22nd SS Volunteer Cavalry Division Maria Theresia 1903–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; suicide
Joachim Ziegler Commander 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division "Nordland" 1904–1945 also: Generalmajor der Waffen-SS; killed in action

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Andreas Schulz, Günter Wegmann, Dieter Zinke: Die Generale der Waffen-SS und der Polizei 1933–1945. Biblio-Verlag, Bissendorf 2003 ff., ISBN 3-7648-2528-6. (in 6 volumes).
  • Wolfgang Graf: Österreichische SS-Generale, Himmlers verlässliche Vasallen. Hermagoras-Verlag, Klagenfurt / Ljubljana / Wien 2012, ISBN 978-3-7086-0578-4