Ranks of the SS-Totenkopfverbände (SS-TV)

Reichsführer-SS
SS-Obergruppenführer
SS-Gruppenführer
SS-Brigadeführer
SS-Oberführer
SS-Standartenführer
SS-Obersturmbannführer
SS-Sturmbannführer
SS-Hauptsturmführer (1)
SS-Obersturmführer
SS-Untersturmführer (2)
SS-Sturmscharführer
SS-Hauptscharführer (3)
SS-Oberscharführer (4)
SS-Scharführer (5)
SS-Unterscharführer (6)
SS-Rottenführer
SS-Sturmmann
SS-Oberschütze (7)
SS-Schütze (8)
SS-Staffelbewerber (9)

Footenotes
1. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Sturmhauptführer.
2. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Sturmführer.
3. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Obertruppführer and then until Jan 1938 as SS-Stabsscharführer.
4. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Truppführer.
5. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Oberscharführer.
6. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Scharführer.
7. Until 1940 this rank was known as SS-Mann and then until July 1941 as SS-Staffelmann.
8. Until 1940 this rank was known as SS-Anwärter and then until July 1941 as SS-Staffelmann.
9. Until 15 October 1934 this rank was known as SS-Anwärter and then until 1940 as SS-Bewerber.

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