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The tables below provide a comparison of military ranks of the aces, by nation and branch of service, during World War I. Select the nations you wish to compare by clicking the appropriate flags on either side of the table.
 
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Belgium
France
Great Britain
Italy
Russia
USA
USA Germany
Colonel Oberst
Lieutenant Colonel Oberstleutnant
Major Major
Captain Rittmeister (Cavalry)

Hauptmann
1st Lieutenant Oberleutnant
2nd Lieutenant Leutnant
· Offizierstellvertreter
· Vizefeldwebel
Sergeant Feldwebel
Corporal Unteroffizier
Private 1st Class Gefreiter
Austro-Hungarian Empire
Belgium
France
Germany
Great Britain
Italy
Russia
USA Germany
Lieutenant Oberleutnant zur See
Ensign Leutnant zur See
Chief Petty Officer Oberflugmeister
Petty Officer Vizeflugmeister
· Flugmeister
· Oberflugmaat
· Flugmaat
 
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