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Brown shirts

(S.A.) Nazi militia who terrorized citizens. [Germ. Hist.: WB, H:238]
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As of this writing, the most recent example is the display of behavior truly more typical of the 1930s era Brown Shirts than traditional conservative Americans.
Still, cousin-of-The Scroll Art Goldhammer is relatively sanguine: "the Brown Shirts are not about to sit in the Chancellery," he writes.
The auction next week will include one of the collections showing the Nazi leader inspecting a guard of honour by his fanatical Storm Troopers, or Brown Shirts during his visit to Bavaria in 1932.
One of the spokesmen for the group, anti-gay activist Bryan Fischer, has been quoted as saying that homosexuality "gave us Adolph Hitler, and homosexuals in the military gave us the Brown Shirts, the Nazi war machine and six million dead Jews.
The Pope's father was so anti-Nazi that Brown Shirts forced the family to relocate several times.
Finding that the ISK headquarters have been vandalized by Brown Shirts, Paul rages, aThey do whatever they want
In 1937, she published a satirical watercolour painting titled The Volunteers, which showed three little boys goose-stepping in short pants, long-sleeved brown shirts and little jackboots.
flashing lights, their brown shirts sashed with merit badges,
I do not want us to become a nation of brown shirts unable to think for ourselves: dependent on the government for everything.
I can't wait to see Manchester United turn up to the Champions League in brown shirts and jackboots.
A teenage thug and rabble-rouser, Saddam Hussein evolved into a roguish revolutionary who set up an underground security force that resembled the Nazi Brown shirts.
Controversial kits:Cameroon's soccer kitThe African nation found itself in hot water, first for its pioneering sleeveless shirts, and then for a tasteful all-in-one number Manchester United's grey kitIn 1996 Alex Ferguson blamed the club's 6-3 defeat to Southampton on the fact that his players couldn't pick each other out in their new grey shirts Coventry City's brown classicAn abomination which has since become something of a folklore favourite, Coventry's brown shirts of the 1970s plumbed the depths of kit design.