Wehrmacht

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Wehrmacht

(ˈveːrˌmaxt)
n
(Historical Terms) the armed services of the German Third Reich from 1935 to 1945
[from Wehr defence + Macht force]

Wehrmacht

The German armed forces.
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The medal's reverse (tails side) design features some of the thousands of works of art that were at risk from damage, destruction, or theft by Nazi forces, surrounding the inscriptions "IT IS OUR PRIVILEGE TO PASS ON TO THE COMING CENTURIES TREASURES OF PAST AGES" and "GEN.
Tom Neil, 95, a former wing commander and Battle of Britain Hurricane and Spitfire pilot, will lead the formation from the rear of a two-seater Spitfire - the symbol of Britain's fight against Hitler's Nazi forces.
Von Trapp's refusal to bend to the occupying Nazi forces was a sign of his innate goodness when, up to that point, he had seemed little more than a stern and scary nincompoop.
He was captured by Nazi forces during the Battle of the Bulge and forced to travel 800 miles on foot and in a boxcar.
The ceremony will commemorate a famous speech by the then-exiled de Gaulle in which he urged the French people to support the resistance against the occupying Nazi forces during World War II.
As the city comes under fire from Nazi forces, Bill and his family and friends struggle to maintain some degree of normalcy in their lives, but he still finds time to enjoy the adventure of growing up in such a turbulent time - especially when his school is destroyed by the enemy's bombs.
As the city comes fire from Nazi forces, Bill and his family and friends struggle to maintain some degree of normalcy in their lives, but he finds time to enjoy the adventure of growing up in such a turbulent time - especially when his school is destroyed by the enemy's bombs.
The sapper had raced through Belgium and northern France to escape the advancing Nazi forces.
It was from Ukraine that the Red Army troops marched into Central Europe and the Balkans in pursuit of the retreating Nazi forces.
The Brest Fortress tells the story of then Soviet Union forces defending the Belarus-based Fortress in 1941, when they succeeded in repelling the first strike of the Nazi forces.
30pm at the cenotaph on the Swansea Bay promenade, will be one of many across Britain commemorating the 70th anniversary of the unconditional surrender of Nazi forces at the end of World War II.
After recitation of national anthem, Kazakh President took the stage and made a speech underscoring the importance of victory on Nazi forces for the world and humanity.