General der Pioniere

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General der Pioniere
(General of engineers)
Rank insignia of the Heer

General der Pioniere (en: General of the engineers) was a General of the branch rank of the Deutsches Heer (en: German Army) in Nazi Germany. Until the end of WW2 in 1945, this particular general officer rank was on tree-star level (OF-8), equivalent to a US Lieutenant general. The rank was introduced in 1938.

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

junior Rank
Generalleutnant
Balkenkreuz.svg

(German officer rank)
General der Pioniere

senior Rank
Generaloberst

The rank was equivalent to the General of the branch ranks of the Deutsche Luftwaffe (en: German Air Force):

Luftwaffe
Other services

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

List of officers who were General der Pioniere[edit]

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