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Schutzstaffel

EnglishEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From German Schutzstaffel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʊtsʃtafəl/

NounEdit

Schutzstaffel (plural Schultzstaffeln)

  1. Squadron of the Luftstreitkräfte of the German Empire; Schusta
  2. (historical) The internal security force of Nazi Germany; the SS.
  3. 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, Schusta
  2. Schutzstaffel, SS

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