Storm Troops

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Noun1.storm troops - Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943Storm Troops - Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Brownshirt - a member of the Nazi SA which wore brown uniforms

storm troops

npl (Mil) (gen) → truppe fpl d'assalto; (Nazi) → reparti mpl d'assalto
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Leaders of the two movements have held numerous high-profile meetings, with Cairo hosting the majority of the Gaza Tamarod's activities outside of the Gaza Strip and beyond the preying hands of Hamas' storm troops.
It was June 4, 1977 and Ally MacLeod's storm troops had just beaten England 2-1 thanks to strikes from Kenny Dalglish and Gordon McQueen.
Martha's life takes a dramatic turn when the hospital she works in is transported to the moon, plunging her into a battle with a clan of storm troops called the Judoon and a first meeting with the Doctor.
DoD reopened the program to Desert Storm troops in 1991, and extended it to troops in Bosnia in 1996.
Liddell Hart, one of Britain's foremost military historians, wrote: "Regarding the Canadians as Storm Troops, the Germans greeted their appearance as an omen of a coming attack.
To making good on promises to GIs in World War II, Korea and Vietnam to call their families when he got home to tell them they were OK, to organizing a huge welcome-home party in Los Angeles for Desert Storm troops.
Documents cited by the German magazine Stern in an expose on Harrer just before the film's release showed that at a time when Nazi organisations were still banned in Austria, Harrer - then just 21 - joined Adolf Hitler's underground SA storm troops in Austria in 1933.