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Comparative military ranks

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The military rank system is a means of categorizing the hierarchy of an armed force.

References to modern military:

British and U.S. military ranks compared
British Army enlisted rank insignia
British Army officer rank insignia
German Armed Forces enlisted rank insignia
German Army rank insignia
Greek military ranks
Israeli Defence Forces Ranks
Japanese military ranks
NATO ranks and insignia
Polish Armed Forces rank insignia
Russian military ranks
South African military ranks
U.S. Air Force enlisted rank insignia
U.S. Air Force officer rank insignia
U.S. Army enlisted rank insignia
U.S. Army officer rank insignia
U.S. Marine Corps enlisted rank insignia
U.S. Marine Corps officer rank insignia
U.S. Navy enlisted rank insignia
U.S. Navy officer rank insignia
Military rank for details on the history of the rank system.

For a comparison of major participants in the First and Second World War see:

Comparative military ranks of World War I
Comparative military ranks of World War II

For more extensive lists of ranks in different languages see:

Air force officer ranks
Army officer ranks
Naval officer ranks

External Links

ja:軍隊における階級呼称一覧 zh:軍階

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