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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Suddenly German Stosstrupp (Stormtroopers) had a fairly light and maneuverable weapon capable of putting out a large amount of effective fire at close range.