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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As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public and his own party plotting against him, Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must withstand his darkest hour and attempt to change the course of world history.
Within days of his appointment, the Nazi forces had surrounded the British and French armies and were on the brink of annihilating them.
As the Nazi forces advance, and with the Allies cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime MinisterWinston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman).
Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014 reignited decades of tensions over the property and civil rights of Crimean Tatars, who were deported en masse from the peninsula in 1944 after Stalin accused them of cooperating with Nazi forces.
It was instead dedicated to an event during World War II in 1941 when tens of thousands of soldiers marched out from the Russian capital's iconic square to fight invading Nazi forces on the outskirts of the city.
Britain faces its darkest hour as Nazi forces advance, and Allied soldiers are stranded on the beaches of Dunkirk.
The Wolfenstein game series made by Bethesda Studios has never hidden the fact that the series was based around eliminating Nazi forces from Germany.
The 'outbreak' kept Nazi forces away, saving thousands from deportation to concentration camps.
ADISUSED slate mine in North Wales was deemed the one place Britain's art treasures would be safe from the clutches of Hitler's Nazi forces.
Harry learned first hand about the massive 1940 operation to save hundreds of thousands of servicemen from advancing Nazi forces when he met men who had been on the French beaches.
The carnage by Nazi forces at the Babi Yar ravine has caused years of soul-searching and debate in Ukraine over the participation of local collaborators in the killings and atrocities that followed.
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.