Sturmabteilung

(redirected from Brown shirts)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for Sturmabteilung

Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943

References in periodicals archive ?
The Nazi Party Der SA-Mann, the weekly magazine of the Brown Shirts, denounced the picture saying "there is no place in the ranks of German artists for the likes of her".
Clad in jeans and brown shirts, the actors donned vests and arm bands of red or blue to denote which side of the battle the player was on, which could have been a nod to Olivier's Henry V film.
It seems that UPS is not the only group wearing brown shirts these days.
A document stored at the Austrian State Archives has revealed that Arnold Schwarzenegger's father was a volunteer member of the Sturmabteilung, or SA - the Nazi storm troopers also known as brown shirts.
A BRIEF entry in one of millions of documents stored at the Austrian State Archives has revealed that Arnold Schwarzenegger's father was a volunteer member of the SA, the notorious Nazi storm troopers also known as brown shirts.
In April 1930, Nathan begins to write columns in a socialist daily, criticizing the increasing presence of brown shirts on the streets of Vienna.
Is it art at all, or has it been improperly conscripted to bear witness on behalf of deeply held convictions, from the Brown Shirts to Brut?
These protesters are the worst type of people we harbor in America, worse than the brown shirts and the communist element.
The stewards behaved like Nazi brown shirts pulling away the banners and the police were not much better.
The EDL has been criticised by members of anti-fascist organisations who see their growth as comparable to the rise of the Brown Shirts in postwar Germany and Black Shirts in the UK.
Rightly, the Chancellor claims the Jack should not be "owned" by fascists but neither should brown shirts, leather boots or wee moustaches.
1939'' listing shows that the elder Schwarzenegger joined on May 1,1939, the year after Germany annexed Austria and six months after the brown shirts played a crucial role in the bloody Kristallnacht riots.
They were in many ways precursors of the twentieth-century Nazi Brown Shirts, fascist leagues of France, or Black Shirts of Italy.
Well, you'll remember that two years ago, when you dredged up those dreadful brown shirts, we gave you a two-goal start and still whupped you 3-2.