Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2
In World War 2 what did the name S.S stand for?
An elite corps of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel, which is German for "protective shield") formed originally within the German http://www.answers.com/topic/nazi party as a bodyguard for Adolf http://www.answers.com/topic/adolf-hitler and other Nazi leaders and led by Heinrich http://www.answers.com/topic/heinrich-himmler Schützstaffel. There were two branches the Allgemeine SS and the Waffen SS. The Allgemeine SS was the administrative branch of the SS. The Waffen SS was the military arm of the SS. ...
Asked in World War 2
What was the SS IN ww 2?
The SS was a secret service that served Adolf Hitler in the Nazi German Third Reich. They were very well trained fighters, guard and vicious people. People feared the SS with their intimidating black uniforms, tall height (all of them had to be over six feet tall). It is rumored even Adolf Hitler, Himmler (who was the SS Reichsfuhrer) and other leaders were intimidated by the SS men. See related link below. ...
Asked in Holocaust, Germany in WW2, Judaism
Where did nazi leaders meet to make plans for exterminating the Jews?
The SS and Nazi leaders meet at Berlin in a suburd of Wansee to make plans for the starting of mass killings of the Jews aka "Final Solution" or "the Jewish problem." ...
Asked in Nazi Concentration Camps, Auschwitz
Who were the SS Guards of Auschwitz?
Battalion Commanders: SS-SturmbannfÃ¼hrer Max Gebhardt, SS-SturmbannfÃ¼hrer Arthur Plorin Guard Company Commanders: SS-SturmbannfÃ¼hrer Otto Stoppel Guard Platoon Leaders: SS-ObersturmfÃ¼hrer Josef Kollmer Guard Battalion NCOs: SS-HauptscharfÃ¼hrer Adolf Beckes, SS-HauptscharfÃ¼hrer Matthias Tannhausen, SS-OberscharfÃ¼hrer Emanuel Glumbik, SS-OberscharfÃ¼hrer Vinzent Klose Guard Battalion Sentries: SS-RottenfÃ¼hrer Erich Dinges, SS-RottenfÃ¼hrer Richard BÃ¶ch The "rank and file" of the Guard Battalion consisted primarily of junior SS soldiers holding the rank of SchÃ¼tze, OberschÃ¼tze, and Sturmmann. Auschwitz Dog Squad: SS-ObersturmfÃ¼hrer Hans Merbach (Dog Squad Commander) ...
Asked in Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver
How do you get to the captain on the ss aqua in pokemon heart gold?
Defeat all of the johto gym leaders. Defeat or cacth ho ho. Defeat all of the kiomono girls. Defeat the eltie four. Get the ss aqua ticket then go to Olvine city. ...
Asked in Genetics
What is the genotype for Ss Ss ss ss?
You cannot do a cross to determine the genotypes of individuals because there is only one gene here. Genotype consists of the entire genetic makeup of the individual, which cannot be determined by a single gene. Only the alleles S or s is used to express this particular gene. If you're looking for a monohybrid cross between Ss 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...
Asked in Holocaust, Germany in WW2, France in WW2
What was the role of the SS?
The SS were an elite corp of combat troops (SS is short for Schutzstaffel which is German for "Protective shield") formed originally within the Nazi Party as a bodyguard for Adolf Hitler and other Nazi party leaders, It was led by Heinrich Himmler. During the 1930s, Hitler steadily expanded the responsibilities of the SS to include the suppression of his political ooponents within Germany and the prosecution of the Jews. The Schutzstaffel also had the job of supervising the concentration camps. ...
Asked in Chevy Cobalt
What are the specs for a Chevrolet Cobalt SS?
The specifications of a Chevrolet Cobalt SS are depending on which model, the SS Naturally-aspired, the SS Supercharged or the SS Turbocharged. The top speed of the SS Naturally-aspired is 129 mph, the SS Supercharged is 158 mph and the SS Turbocharged is 155 mph. ...
Asked in War and Military History, Holocaust, English Spelling and Pronunciation, Similarities Between
Who was Mala Zimetbaum?
She is considered one of the greatest Jewish heroines in history. She and a male companion escaped from Auschwitz in SS uniforms, to reach Zionist leaders to tell them about Auschwitz. ...
What do the initials SS stand for in World War 2?
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 opponents and the persecution of the Jews. Schutzstaffel It was a military and security division within the National Socialist (Nazi) Party...