United States army ranks

1920–1942

Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7
US Army WWII MSGT.svg US Army 1920 1SGT.svg US Army WWII TSGT.svg US Army WWII SSGT.svg US Army WWII SGT.svg US Army WWII CPL.svg US Army WWII PFC.svg No Insignia
Master Sergeant First Sergeant Technical Sergeant Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private First Class/Specialist Private/Specialist
M/Sgt. 1st Sgt. T/Sgt. S/Sgt. Sgt. Cpl. Pfc. Pvt.

1942–1948

1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
US Army WWII MSGT.svg US Army WWII 1SGT.svg US Army WWII TSGT.svg US Army WWII SSGT.svg US Army WWII T3C.svg US Army WWII SGT.svg US Army WWII T4C.svg US Army WWII CPL.svg US Army WWII T5C.svg US Army WWII PFC.svg No Insignia
Master Sergeant First Sergeant Technical Sergeant Staff Sergeant Technician Third Grade Sergeant Technician Fourth Grade Corporal Technician Fifth Grade Private First Class Private
M/Sgt. 1st Sgt. T/Sgt. S/Sgt. T/3. Sgt. T/4. Cpl. T/5. Pfc. Pvt.

 

 

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United States USA
Army & Air Force

General of Armies insignia.svg US-O11 insignia.svg US-O10 insignia.svg US-O9 insignia.svg US-O8 insignia.svg US-O7 insignia.svg US-O6 insignia.svg US-O5 insignia.svg US-O4 insignia.svg US-O3 insignia.svg US-O2 insignia.svg US-O1 insignia.svg Various
General of the Armies General of the Army General Lieutenant General Major General Brigadier General Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant Officer Candidate Officer Cadet

 

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United States USA
Navy

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US Admiral of Navy insignia.svg
US Navy O11 insignia.svg US Navy O10 insignia.svg US Navy O9 insignia.svg US Navy O8 insignia.svg US Navy O7 insignia.svg US Navy O6 insignia.svg US Navy O5 insignia.svg U.S. Navy O-4 insignia.svg US Navy O3 insignia.svg US Navy O2 insignia.svg US Navy O1 insignia.svg Various
Admiral of the Navy Fleet Admiral Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral Commodore Captain Commander Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Lieutenant (junior grade) Ensign Midshipman/Officer Candidate

 

These are all main ranks in the U.S. WW2 army however there are many specifications or special ranks not mentioned here. You can look these up with a simple google search. U.S. ranks are well documented.

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