What does SS stand for?
The abbreviation "SS"
- S.S. in front of the name of a ship stands for Steamship.
- SS is often used in the US as an abbreviation for social security.
- SS in the context of the Holocaust and World War 2 stands for Schutzstaffel which, translated literally, means Protective Squad. (Orginally, it provided bodyguards for leading Nazis). As the literal translation conveys just about nothing to people who don't already know what it was, it is common to refer to it in English simply as the SS. It was the SS that was in charge of the Holocaust.
The Nazis regarded the SS as an elite unit, the Party's "praetorian guard", with all SS personnel selected (in principle, anyway) on the principles of racial purity and unconditional loyalty to Führer and the Nazi Party.
The SS military branch, the Waffen-SS, evolved into a second German army in addition to the regular German army, the Wehrmacht.
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The SS was feared because they cheated. They rubbed blood on themselves and played dead. Then got up and shot soldiers when they past. They were just bullies and they were not very good fighters.. There are two distinct facets to the question. Firstly the SS were the secret police who administered …the death camps and so on. Fear was very much part & parcel of what they were involved in. Secondly the Waffen SS formed an elite adjunct to the Whermacht: And indeed these soldiers were rightly feared, not as above because they were cowardly bullies, but because they were trained to a very high standard in warfare. They had the lions share of much of the best equipment and used it with devastating effect in many instances. The war in the East against the Soviets was a great struggle and atrocities were common on both sides. SS Panzer units were used to great effect, sadly for example as the British Airborne were to experience in September 1944 at Arnhem. ( Full Answer )
SS stands for Schutzstaffel (which literally means 'protective squadron'). It was first formed in 1923 as a unit of the the Nazi paramilitary SA ( Sturmabteilung - Stormtroopers ) and did not become fully independent till 1934. The original task of the SS was to act as bodyguards for senior Nazis,… but in 1925 it became Hitler's personal bodyguard. From 1929 onwards it was headed by Himmler and expanded considerably. In 1934 the SS assumed sole responsibility for running the concentration camps and it became a central element in the Nazi terror apparatus. It was the SS that organized the Holocaust. After what was known as the Night of Long Knives that took place on June 30- July 1, 1934, in which major components of the SA had been disovled, the SS basically became a state within a state. There was almost no aspect of German life that the SS did not have its hand in. One of the key figures in the SS rise to power was Reinhard Heydrich who was head of the SD (SS security services) and later became head of the RSHA (Reich Security Main Office). Heydrich was one of the architects of the Holocaust and it was through him that major members of the Nazi party and of the SS met at Wannsee in 1942. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the practical organization of the extermination of the European Jews. Forerunners of the Waffen SS emerged in the late 1930s. In 1940 this became a kind of a 'second' German army alongside the main army the Wehrmacht (Heer). The SS considered itself the elite of the Nazi soldiers. Germans who wanted to join the SS had to prove that none of their great-grandparents had ever been Jewish. Officers had to prove their heritage was free of Jewish ancestors even further back then men Enlisted in the SS. In Nazi racial ideology the SS towered high above ordinary ('Aryan') Germans. However, in World War 2 the SS also became a kind of Nazi 'foreign legion', with Ukrainian, Latvian, Bosniak and many more units, as the regular armed forces (Wehrmacht) did not accept foreigners. Their leader, Heinrich Himmler , was, together with many of his fellow SS, responsible for designing and executing the Holocaust. The Waffen-SS were the Nazi elite troops, but also included some very poor troops, too. SS men were used to guard concentration camps and some members were turned into Einsatzgruppen, which were used in Eastern Europe to track down and murder Jews. Schutzstaffel- Protective staff, organization, unit. There were both General ( called Allgemeine- this not a military rank,) SS ( including police crime-lab technicians, photographers, etc, and Waffen-SS men who as the adjective applies were fully armed! ( Full Answer )
SS is short for Steam Ship and used on civilian ships. NS would be Nuclear Ship and there was at least one civilian nuclear powered vessel. US Navy ships carry the prefix of USS for United States Ship. British Navy ships have HMS for Her Majesty's Ship.
The great majority of German soldiers in World War 2 were members of the regular armed forces, not the SS. The SS (stands for Schutzstaffel ) was a special elite army. See related question below.
SS is short for Steam Ship , and is generally used on civilian ships. If you are thinking of USS , this stands for United States Ship .
An elite quasi-military unit of the Nazi party that served as Hitler's personal guard and as a special security force in Germany and the occupied countries.. [German, abbr. for Schutzstaffel : Schutz , defense + Staffel , echelon .] or Noun 1. SS - the United States intelligence …agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents Secret Service, United States Secret Service, US Secret Service, USSS Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States ( Full Answer )
SteamShip. This meant the boat or ship was powered by a steam engine rather than sails. In modern times it can still refer to a steam tubine, though it is often misused to simply indicate "non-sailboat"
SS units were volunteer troops with particularly strong commitments to Nazi ideology. I just looked that up, too.
SS stands for Steam Ship but the minnow was powered by diesel motor and should have had the prefix MV (marine vessel or motorized vessel) however the producers initials were S.S and that is my personal theore as to where it came from, as Minnow came from Minow the head of the FCC
"SS" in a church name stands for "Saints" in the plural like "SSPeter and Paul." It does not refer to steamship or to the NaziIntelligence/security agency or the Waffen-SS.
SS is short for Steam Ship and used on civilian ships. NS would be Nuclear Ship and there was at least one civilian nuclear powered vessel. USS is a prefix designation for a military ships that stand for "United States Ship". HMS is a prefix designation for a British ships that stand for "H…is(Her) Majesty's Ship". Other ship designations you may see are 'MS' which stands for 'Motor Ship' and 'M/V' which stands for 'Motor Vessel'. ( Full Answer )
normaly it stands or super sport but not always. \n. but you should just think it means super sport
What does the "ss" stand for on the Venue? . s.s. is the latin word "Scilicet" meaning "in particular" or "namely".. What is a Venue? . The definition of Venue is "The clause in an affidavit naming the locality where it was made and sworn to".
What does the SS stand for in an older model but still post 1972 Marlin 1895 SS that isn't stainless steel?
The 1895S was a "sporter" which is what the "S" stands for. In 1984 the crossbolt safety was added and all 1895S rifles were redesignated 1895SS for the sporter, with crossbolt safety.-Vall
Screw Ship. A vessel with a screw- type propeller, rather than a side-wheel or sail powered one.
"Scilicet often appears abbreviated as SS. in a caption providing a statement of venue and is read as 'to wit.' " Source: Black Law Dictionary (6 th Ed., 1990), p. 1403.
SS is the abbreviation for Schutzstaffel (protective squadron, in the sense of bodyguard).The Waffen-SS (armed SS) was the combat arm of the SS, an organ of the Nazi Party. The Waffen-SS saw action throughout World War II and grew from three regiments to over 38 divisions. It served alongsi…de the Wehrmacht (regular army), but was never formally part of it. It was Adolf Hitler's will that the Waffen-SS never be integrated into the army but remain the armed wing of the Nazi Party and become an elite police force once the war was over. ( Full Answer )
This is what those terms stand for. SS stands for Steam Ship. USS stand for United State Ship. And HMS stands for His or Her Majesty's Ship.
BB stands for battleship; SS is for merchant ships, and USS stands for United States Ship.
When used before the name of a ship, S.S. is an abbreviation for steamship .
SS is short for Schutzstaffel , which, according to the dictionary, is German for "protective shield". Formed originally as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders. During the 1930s, Hitler steadily expanded the responsibilities of the SS to include the suppression of his political oppo…nents and the persecution of the Jews. Schutzstaffel It was a military and security division within the National Socialist (Nazi) Party ( Full Answer )
Schultzstaffel commonly referred to as SS due to the Sig runes worn on the collar, but they were also identified by the sleeve eagle on their left arm instead of the breast eagle that was worn on the right chest by the Wehrmacht.
SS is a company manufacturing cricket equipments, predominantly based in India. SS stands for Sai sai. Many of the present Indian players have used SS bats before shifting to sponsored-bats.
It stands for sum of squares maybe? This is the sum of (observed value-mean value)^2 for all the observed values
SS = Steam Ship, HMS = His Majesties Ship, RMS = Royal Mail Ship, MV = Motor Vessel, RV = Research Vessel, NS = Nuclear Ship
You cannot do a cross to determine the genotypes of individualsbecause there is only one gene here. Genotype consists of theentire genetic makeup of the individual, which cannot be determinedby a single gene. Only the alleles S or s is used to express thisparticular gene. If you're looking for a mon…ohybrid cross betweenSs and Ss, while separately wanting a result between ss and ss,then the answers are as follows: Ss x Ss 25% SS 50% Ss 25% ss ss x ss = 100% ss ( Full Answer )
Right now it is under the sea because it sunk but before it sunk it was at Miam but in the cay it was at the island of Couacao
SS stands for Shortstop, one of the eight defensive positions (less the pitcher) on a baseball team.
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If you have wifi you can get it via mystery gift wifi and you will get a SMR2010 jirachi. its from June 26 to July 16. if you miss it i will trade you a GAMESTP Jirachi over wifi.
Waffen means weapons. Waffen-SS usually hyphenated was the armed militarized segment of the SS. Three of the top divisions were on a par with regular Army Armored divisions- but only Three- Liebstandarte, Das Reich, and Totenkopf. The Totenkopf- Death"s Head was a full-up Panzer division and was cal…led in in such things as the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. It should be understood not all SS-men were of the Waffen-SS in fact there were Allgemeine ( generalized) SS personnel who were among usual police tasks as traffic control, security around sporting events such as the Olympics, photographers, cryptographers, etc. These were not strictly speaking Waffen-SS as these were unarmed jobs- as many police agencies have and need. Answer In the sense that it is used in 'Waffen SS', the word 'waffen' simply means 'armed'. So, 'Waffen SS' means 'Armed SS'. ( Full Answer )
If you have heartgold, catch kyogre then trade someone for their groudon so you have both. Go see Prof. Oak in Pallet Town and he will give you the Jade orb. Go back to the embedded tower and rayquaza will be there
If your looking to make a geared bike into a single speed you should get a SS converter kit, and have 1 chainring on the front
In terms of how a professional, minor league baseball franchise is designated, "SS" stands for "Short Season". This is due to the abbreviated season these type of minor league teams take part in. When referring to position abbreviations in baseball, "SS" means Short Stop. The defensive position o…n the field between second and third base ( Full Answer )
Strong Safety, the defensive back who covers the strong side of the field (i.e., the side where the tight end lines up). The player assists both in stopping the run as well as covering receivers.
the Gestapo was the party police force and the SS were the party para-military (army) force.
The designation of CS stands for Culinary Specialist (the Navy's new fancy term for the old Mess Management Specialist). The C after CS refers to the sailor's rank, which is Chief Petty Officer (E-7). The SS is the Submarine Warfare designation for sailors who are currently Qualified in Submarines. … As an example, the proper use would be "John Smith, CSC(SS)". ( Full Answer )
The SS were helping the war. They were supposed to gather things that were needed for the war like furniture, blankets, and other supplies that the troops needed. Although the the SS mainly took those from the Jews.
It really depends on what your definition of a criminal is; after the war the SS was declared a criminal organisation, so they were all criminals. But yes, for example the commandant of Auschwitz had spent time in prison.
Type 316 is an austenitic chromiumnickel stainless steel containing molybdenum. This addition increases general corrosion resistance, improves resistance to pitting from chloride ion solutions, and provides increased strength at elevated temperatures. Properties are similar to those of… Type 304 except that this alloy is somewhat stronger at elevated temperatures. Corrosion resistance is improved, particularly against sulfuric, hydrochloric, acetic, formic and tartaric acids; acid sulfates and alkaline chlorides. ( Full Answer )
he was a member of a very elite German military unit. he faught to the death.
It stands for Social Security and generally refers to the amount of your wages that will be taxed for Social Security purposes.
It means super sport. RS stands for rally sport. They're not really different maybe a v6 vs a v8, but really just different trim levels.
Schutzstaffel- roughly protective staff or units. The Waffen-SS was in effect the fourth branch of the German armed forces, alongside the Army ( Heer), Navy ( Kriegsmarine) and Luftwaffe ( Air Force) the Nazis did not have a Marine corps or specific amphibious assault troops, by the way. Answer … There was no such term as 'SS-Gestapo'. The Gestapo was one of the Nazi's secret police organisations which, like all German police organisations, came under the control of the SS. Membership of the Gestapo did not necessarily mean membership of the SS. ( Full Answer )
idk i hate it to i always get fs i wish i did not but i just hate it to much :( (lol)
Could you rephrase and resubmit your question. This cannot be answered the way it is written. Please be specific. This way you get the best answer possible.
SS stands for Schutzstaffel (German, lit: "Defense corps"). They were founded in 1934 originally as Hitler's protection unit, but eventually branched off into very specific tasks within the Reich. A few examples: Waffen-SS: Elite military force composed of conscripted men from conquered territor…ies. Einsatzgruppen: A particularly unpleasant branch of the SS, they were essentially "death squads" that oversaw the murder of nearly 1,000,000 Jews and other "enemies of the Reich" from 1939-1945. Geheime Staatspolizei: Better known as the Gestapo, they were the Nazi secret police, performing raids on persons suspected of harbouring Jews or other "enemies of the Reich." ( Full Answer )
SS is a Post Code Area in the UK, England, County of Essex. Itstands for Southend-on-Sea. . A Post Code Area is made of smaller Post Code Districts, eachrepresenting a town and its immediate environs.
Is the Holden vy 2002 2003 executive wagon Vin 6g1yk82a13l942459 an SS what does SS and Hsv actually stand for and what is -sp on your badge does that mean its an ss car has had badges removed?
SS is a trim package used throughout the range of General Motorsbrands. It stands for "Super Sport", and this is the "flagship"model of the vehicle range. HSV is "Holden Special Vehicles", and is the division of Holdenwhich concentrates on performance vehicles. I'm pretty sure we'vebeen over this al…ready. Although the VY itself didn't fall underHSV, the SS model likely had a lot of input from HSV, and theirbadge is probably on there to manifest a joint cooperation betweenHolden and HSV. The "-sp", I can't tell you... I'd have to see a photo of whatyou're referring to in order to figure it out. ( Full Answer )
SS stands for Schutzstaffel , which is German for "ProtectionStaff". It was originally Nazi Party members who served as AdolfHitler's personal bodyguard. After Hitler took control of Germany,the SS took control of all police, intelligence, and securityagencies. The SS was also largely responsible f…or carrying out theHolocaust. ( Full Answer )