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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SANA toured the airport and met several field commanders who explained the collapsed terrorist groups' desperate attempts to prevent the Syrian army's advance using landmines and explosive devices, hailing the joint efforts exerted by engineering units who worked side by side with storm troops on the frontlines to gain access to the airport from the southeastern part and re-establish control over it within few hours.
During World War I, the Austrian storm troops used it because, even though it was obsolete by then, it provided good stopping power with bullet weights ranging from 280 to 315 grains depending on who loaded it.
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.