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Current German Army Oberstleutnant shoulder insignia

Oberstleutnant is a German military rank equal to Lieutenant Colonel, above Major, and below Oberst. During World War II, the SS maintained an equivalent rank known as Obersturmbannf├╝hrer.

There are two paygrade associated to the rank of Oberstleutnant. Paygrade A14 is the standard level paygrade whereas A15 is assigned to senior Oberstleutnant personal.

Abbreviations: OTL, OTL i.G. [in the General Staff], OTL d Res [of Reserve]. The rank is used for members of the Army (Heer) and Air Force (Luftwaffe).

Junior Rank
German officer rank
Senior Rank


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