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Feldwebel#

Feldwebel (roughly equivalent to "sergeant"), at the time of lansquenet mercenary armies, the Feldwebel functioned as a liaison between the lansquenets and the captain; from the 18th century until 1918 a rank of a non-commissioned officer; corresponds to today´s rank of Oberwachtmeister.

Literature#

R. Baumann, Landsknechte, 1994.