Sturmabteilung

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Sturmabteilung

(ˈʃtʊrmˈaptailʊŋ)
n
(Historical Terms) the full name of the Nazi SA
[literally: storm division]
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Noun1.Sturmabteilung - Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943Sturmabteilung - 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
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Before raising his right arm, he said: "They used to wear brown shirts, sing the Horst Wessel song and have a sign.
No matter what the red hats and brown shirts have to say, it's LGBT folks, people of color-and all the parts of our vibrant, diverse, peace-loving, stew pot culture-that make America great.
Members of Evropa, which seeks a whites-only state, joined the rally in New York to show solidarity with ACT for America, wearing tucked-in shirts, sunglasses and slicked-down side parts, known as "fascies", short for fascist - in emulation of Nazi Germany's Brown Shirts.
They and Hitler's brown shirts were roundly defeated but not before they caused the death of fifty million people in World War II and the genocide of the Jewish people in Europe.
However, I am pleased to stand with Phyllis on the worrying issue of right wing brown shirts, thinking the referendum was the mandate they were waiting for.
The protagonists are teen boys (Less Thans) and girls (Sisters) fleeing Brown Shirts, Crazies, Skull People, Wolves, and Hunters in the Western Federation Territory.
That is just the way Hitler's brown shirts worked on Germans.
Neither the BJP nor the Congress which fought for Indeendence despite starting life as a congregation of Brown Sahibs in support of the British - while the RSS, supposedly a home grown organisation, influenced by Hitler his Brown Shirts in uniform and ethos begged the British not to quit India and leave her to her fate.
This provided a breeding ground for Hitler and the brown shirts.
all of the storm troopers, the brown shirts, were male homosexual.
He believed women should control their own destinies, without the meddling of state agents--whether those agents wore white coats, brown shirts, clerical collars, or cowardice's cloak.