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
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storm troops

npl (Mil) (gen) → truppe fpl d'assalto; (Nazi) → reparti mpl d'assalto
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Besides guarding artillery emplacements, the Long P'08s soon became a stalwart of Sturmtruppen (Storm Troops) for trench raids.
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.
The Germans created elite units called Storm Troops (Sturm Abteilungen)--"infantry able to mount countering attacks that would throw the decimated attacking force back to its own line." (17) The Storm Troops were given greater ability to conduct tactical experiments and develop offensive tactics.
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.