Glossary of German military terms

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This is a list of words, terms, concepts, and slogans that were have been or are used by the German military. Ranks and translations of nicknames for vehicles are included. Also included are some general terms from the German language found frequently in military jargon. Some terms are from the general German cultural background, others are given to show a change that was made before or after the Nazi era. Some factories that were the primary producers of military equipment, especially tanks, are also given.

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List of German military ranks[edit]

Approximate ranks relative to US ranks:

For additional comparisons, see Comparative military ranks of World War II.

List of military operations[edit]

The German term for "Operation" is Unternehmen, literally "undertaking".

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  1. ^ "Verteidigungsminister besucht "Grundi" in Roth". Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Galerie: Heer". Retrieved 2008-10-23. 

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