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General of the Cavalry (Germany)

 

General of the Cavalry (Germany)

For other states with the same rank, see General of the Cavalry.

General of the Cavalry (German: General der Kavallerie) was a General officer rank in the Imperial Army, the interwar Reichswehr, and the Wehrmacht. It was the second-highest General officer rank below Generaloberst. Artillery officers of equivalent rank were called General der Artillerie, and infantry officers of equivalent rank General der Infanterie. The Wehrmacht also created General der Panzertruppen (tank troops), General der Gebirgstruppen (mountain troops), General der Pioniere (engineers), General der Flieger (aviators), General der Fallschirmtruppen (parachute troops), and General der Nachrichtentruppen (communications troops)

Junior Rank
Generalleutnant
Rank
General of the Cavalry
Senior Rank
Generaloberst

List of officers who were General der Kavallerie

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  • Georg Graf von der Decken (1787–1859)

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  • Max von Fabeck (1854–1916)
  • Hans Feige (1880–1953)
  • Kurt Feldt (1897–1970)
  • Rudolf von Frommel (1857–1921)

G

  • Otto von Garnier (1859–1947)
  • Ludwig Freiherr von Gebsattel (1857–1930)

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  • Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen (1855–1939)

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