Definition of Waffen SS in English:
noun(the Waffen SS)
The combat units of the SS in Nazi Germany during World War II.
- It is certain that his admission into the group would have been far more complicated had he admitted to being a former Waffen SS recruit.
- A few units - the Waffen SS on the Eastern Front was notorious in this respect - had a rule not to take any prisoners at all.
- On the same day, December 17, a Waffen SS unit under the command of Joachim Pieper murdered 113 American prisoners.
German Waffen 'arms, weapons'.
Definition of Waffen SS in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan