Last modified: 2004-06-05 by santiago dotor
Keywords: lieutenant general | generalleutnant | erkennungswimpel | stars: 3 (yellow) | star: 4-points (yellow) | pennant |
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5:13 | 25cm × 65 cm
by Marcus Schmöger
According to the navy regulation [Marine Dienstvorschrift] MDv 161/1 (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung 1977), Erkennungswimpel für Kraftboote or distinguishing pennants for motor boats are used aboard Bundeswehr motor-boats used by Bundeswehr admirals or generals who are not entitled to use their own command signs; they are also used for foreign admirals or generals, if they do not have their own command signs or if these are not available.
The pennants have a size of 65 × 25 cm and have a rounded tip. The colour is red for the army (Heer). The rank is indicated by the number of four-pointed golden stars, lieutenant generals (Generalleutnant) having three stars.
Marcus Schmöger, 21 November 2001