Definition of Waffen SS in English:

Waffen SS

Line breaks: Waf¦fen SS
Pronunciation: /ˈvaf(ə)n


  • The combat units of the SS in Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
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    • 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 'armed'.

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