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Wrong. It is the equivalent to a US army private. But hey never let your source Wikipedia get in the way of looking like an democrat mascot.
The translation of "gefreiter" varies from source to source. That being said, the general derogatory term for Adolf is the "Little Corporal", not the "little private".
Here are a few websites for your reading pleasure, detailing the rank of Adolf: Adolf Hitler
"Hitler rose to the rank of corporal - not particularly good over a four year span and many believe that it was his lack of social skills and his inability to get people to follow his ideas, that cost him promotion."
"Corporal Hitler was a dispatch runner, taking messages back and forth from the command staff in the rear to the fighting units near the battlefield. " Did Hitler really only have ONE testicle? A historian sorts the extraordinary truth from the far-flung myths about the Fuhrer | Mail Online
"Corporal Adolf Hitler (right) during World War I. " The Legends and Traditions of the Great War: Hitler's War Service
"[COLOR=BLUE][COLOR=BLUE]For the record, here is a summary of the War Service of Lance Corporal Adolf Hitler:"[/COLOR][/COLOR] First World War.com - Feature Articles - How a Right Can Make a Wrong
"...and 29 year old Lance Corporal Adolf Hitler
of Braunau, Austria." Trenches on the Web - Special: Rank Insignia of the German Army, 1914-1918 "Gefreiter
(Lance Corporal)" Adolf Hitler: Biography
"Hitler proved an able, courageous soldier, receiving the Iron Cross (First Class) for bravery, but did not rise above the rank of Lance Corporal." Adolf Hitler wounded in British gas attack â€” History.com This Day in History â€” 10/14/1918
"Among the German wounded in the Ypres Salient in Belgium on October 14, 1918, is Corporal Adolf Hitler
, temporarily blinded by a British gas shell and evacuated to a German military hospital at Pasewalk, in Pomerania."
and...not to ignore Wiki: Military career of Adolf Hitler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"The military career of Adolf Hitler
can be divided into two distinct portions of Adolf Hitler
's life. Mainly, the period during World War I
when Hitler served as a Gefreiter
) in the Bavarian Army
, and the era of World War II
when Hitler served as the Commander-in-Chief
of the Wehrmacht
through his position as Führer
of Nazi Germany
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