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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The Russians lost many thousands of defenders bravely holding the Nazi army and saving Leningrad from being overrun and destroyed, along with the citizens who lived there.
Hitler used the car during the victory parade of the Nazi army in Germany and on his travels throughout the country, including the famous victory campaign in Berlin after the surrender of France in 1940, and during his visit to Italy to meet with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
Little Renee is a vibrant eight-year-old Jewish girl living in Hungary when the Nazi army seizes control during World War II.
The movie brings to life nine days in 1940 when Allied troops were rescued from Nazi army attacks while in the French beach.
The chips were down in the freezing cold days before Christmas, 1944, when the Nazi Army was on the attack in the Ardennes.
During the Holocaust, Yariv Bash's grandfather was forced to build V2 rockets for the Nazi army.
Army infantry that fought against the Nazi army for most of their war-time operations.
Subsequently Lene was sent to dig trenches (alongside other women) to stop the Nazi army, then came occupation and the trek to Germany, and safety in a refugee camp.
Also included in the collection is the disturbing 1959 WWII film, "The Bridge," a gripping story where teenaged Germans conscripted into the losing Nazi army are pitted against advancing Allied soldiers as they defend a bridge to their beloved city.
As the Nazi Army attacked the USSR, Iran and its population became entangled in the geopolitical game of the big powers, with no due regard for the fate of the Iranian people.
President Vladimir Putin has recently affirmed prevailing sentiments of bitterness among many Russians at recurring bids by the Westerners to belittle the Russians' major role in breaking the backbone of the dreaded, powerful Nazi army.
IN the summer of 1940 when Britain stood alone against Germany with less than a third of the men the Nazi army had it was clear manpower was not going to be enough.