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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That is just the way Hitler's brown shirts worked on Germans.
This provided a breeding ground for Hitler and the brown shirts.
all of the storm troopers, the brown shirts, were male homosexual.
As of this writing, the most recent example is the display of behavior truly more typical of the 1930s era Brown Shirts than traditional conservative Americans.
The stewards behaved like Nazi brown shirts pulling away the banners and the police were not much better.
The auction next week will include one of the collections showing the Nazi leader inspecting a guard of honour by his fanatical Storm Troopers, or Brown Shirts during his visit to Bavaria in 1932.
One of the spokesmen for the group, anti-gay activist Bryan Fischer, has been quoted as saying that homosexuality "gave us Adolph Hitler, and homosexuals in the military gave us the Brown Shirts, the Nazi war machine and six million dead Jews.
The EDL has been criticised by members of anti-fascist organisations who see their growth as comparable to the rise of the Brown Shirts in postwar Germany and Black Shirts in the UK.
The Pope's father was so anti-Nazi that Brown Shirts forced the family to relocate several times.
In 1937, she published a satirical watercolour painting titled The Volunteers, which showed three little boys goose-stepping in short pants, long-sleeved brown shirts and little jackboots.
I do not want us to become a nation of brown shirts unable to think for ourselves: dependent on the government for everything.