German Army (German Empire)

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The German Army (German Empire) (German: Deutsches Heer) was the unified ground and air force of the German Empire. An English term for the air force part is the Imperial German Air Service‎‎. Not included was the Imperial German Navy and its air force.

The term "Deutsches Heer" is also used for the modern German Army, while the German Army (1935–1945) was called the "Heer". See also Reichswehr, which included the "Reichsheer" between 1919 and 1935.