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Can anyone tell me if the rank Reichsgeneralfeldmarschall was the same as that of Generalfeldmsrschall or is there a difference? Appreciate it.
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It is my understanding that the only man to have been Riechfieldmarshall was Hermann Goering. Making him the highest ranking military man in German History. He even had a special baton made, so that it was deferent from a Field Marshall. I belive that baton is in the West Point Museum.
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The real grade of Hermann Göring was Reichsmarschall (19.07.1940)
General der Flieger------>01.03.1935
19.07.1940 many generals were made Generalfeldmarschall or Grossadmiral.