Schutzstaffel

EnglishEdit

Troopers of the 1st division of the SS, 1939.

EtymologyEdit

From German Schutzstaffel.

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NounEdit

Schutzstaffel (plural Schultzstaffeln)

  1. (historical) The internal security force of Nazi Germany; the SS.
  2. A division or corps of this force.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Schutz +‎ Staffel, literally “Protection Squadron” or “defence corps”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schutzstaffel f

  1. Schutzstaffel, SS

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