Auschwitz was a concentration camp run by the SchUtzstaffel
'Protection Squad ', a Nazi military organization better known as the SS.
Please understand, I am not trying to compare the current Iranian regime to the Nazis, yet it is interesting to note that the Nazi regime did not feel very secure or comfortable with its army, the Wermacht, so it created an ideological army, the Schutzstaffel
(meaning Protection Force or Defense Squad).
The initials SS are short for Schutzstaffel
, or protective squadron.
16) Although he begins to see the rot in the military hierarchy, Woodruff's ingrained obedience to orders from superior officers results in his breaking his promise to back Costa up, in the killing of many of Costa's squad, and in the company's being trapped by encroaching Schutzstaffel
(SS)--that "jam" he worries about earlier.
For the Roma are too familiar with evil forces: from medieval tyrant Vlad Dracul, who enslaved thousands of Balkan Roma (thereby creating a system of slavery in Romania that only ended in 1864), to Hitler's Schutzstaffel
squads, they've constantly encountered Europeans intent on oppressing, exploiting, even exterminating them.
Having competed in the discipline at the 1936 Winter Olympics, he became a skiing instructor in the notorious Schutzstaffel
("protection squad") in 1938-1939: Simon Wiesenthai "did not consider Harrer to have been guilty of wrongdoing" (DT M.
A final, more developed example of a New Historical approach establishes a meaningful parallel between two different forced-labor camps in the novel; in the first camp the women produce official stationery for the Schutzstaffel
(or SS), the elite Nazi police force that administered the concentration camps, and in the second camp they produce anti-aircraft shells for the German army.
Run by SS:The Schutzstaffel
, or SS, was a large paramilitary organisation that belonged to the Nazi party.
Our battalion was charged to supervise German Schutzstaffel
('Protective Corps') were formed in 1925 to act as Adolf Hitler's personal security service and to guard the meetings of the nascent National Socialist German Workers' Party.
No organization in human history has evoked universal condemnation so much as Hitler's SS, the Schutzstaffel
of the National Socialist Party.